Icy conditions cause numerous Wednesday evening crashes on Winnipeg roads
Emergency crews were on scene at Portage Avenue and Ferry Road Wednesday around 4 p.m. following a crash involving a pedestrian.
Published Thursday, January 3, 2013 5:29AM CST
Last Updated Thursday, January 3, 2013 5:32AM CST
Several major crashes kept emergency crews busy Wednesday evening.
In the first, a female pedestrian was struck while crossing Portage Avenue at Ferry Road just before 4 p.m. She was taken to hospital and is now in stable condition.
Later, emergency crews had to extricate the driver of a vehicle that crashed on Watt Street. A pickup truck was driving down Watt when it collided with a car, sending it into a snowbank.
Police had to block Watt between Neil Avenue and Sydney Avenue for several hours.
Finally, a car slammed into a pole on King Street and William Avenue, badly damaging its front end.