4 taken to hospital after car collides with fire hydrant
Police said it happened around 11:15 p.m. in the Gallagher Avenue-Midmar Avenue area, which is in the northwest part of the city. (File image)
Published Sunday, July 16, 2017 9:29AM CST
Last Updated Sunday, July 16, 2017 2:20PM CST
Winnipeg police and fire officials said four people suffered serious burns after a car collided with a fire hydrant Saturday night.
Police said it happened around 11:15 p.m. in the Gallagher Avenue-Midmar Avenue area, which is in the northwest part of the city.
Fire officials said two people were found outside the car with serious burns, and they said police found two others further down the road.
Officials said all four were taken to hospital, two of whom were in critical condition.
All four suffered burns and were treated at Health Sciences Centre, officials said.
All victims were between 17 and 35 years of age, police said.
There is no damage estimate yet.
The Major Crimes Unit is investigating.