Trans-Canada crash sends two-month-old child to hospital
Brandon RCMP and emergency crews responded around 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 17. (file image)
Published Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:34PM CST
Last Updated Tuesday, December 17, 2013 4:51PM CST
Brandon RCMP and emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle collision on the Trans-Canada Highway at the junction of PR 250 shortly before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Emergency crews took an infant and the adult driver of a pickup truck to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
An early investigation showed a northbound pickup truck on PR 250 pulled out in front of a semi-trailer headed westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway, said RCMP.
The semi-trailer then hit the pickup truck which ended up in the ditch, said police.
A two-month-old child and 22-year-old female driver in the pickup were taken to hospital in Shilo.
RCMP said the child and woman were both discharged Tuesday afternoon.
The driver of the semi-trailer was not injured.
The 22-year-old woman faces a charge under the Highway Traffic Act for proceeding before safe to do so, said RCMP.