A Winnipeg woman is dead and another is in hospital following a head-on crash on Highway 6.
Emergency crews were called to the crash roughly 10 km south of St. Laurent, Man., around 11:40 p.m. Friday.
Police say one vehicle was in the ditch and the other was in the middle of the highway when officers arrived, and both had significant front-end damage.
Two vehicles collided head-on on #MBHwy6 over the weekend. 28yo from Wpg deceased on scene. 33yo from Wpg transported to hospital w/ serious physical injuries. #rcmpmb Forensic Collision Reconstructionist & Criminal Collision Investigative Team assisting w/ ongoing investigation
— RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) July 26, 2021
The 28-year-old woman driving the vehicle in the ditch was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 33-year-old woman driving the other vehicle was rushed to hospital with serious injuries. Both women were from Winnipeg, and both were the lone occupants of their vehicles.
A RCMP forensic collision reconstructionist and the RCMP criminal collision investigative team are helping investigate the cause of the crash.