A Sunday night crash involving a Winnipeg Police Service cruiser resulting in a civilian with a broken back and pelvis is under investigation.
On Sunday night at 8:21 p.m. at the intersection of Dalhousie Drive/Bairdmore Boulevard and Pembina Highway the crash occurred. The WPS officer says they were driving southbound on Pembina Highway.
"As the cruiser car entered the intersection, a second vehicle travelling northbound on Pembina attempted to make a left hand turn onto Bairdmore Boulevard," the WPS says in a statement.
After the crash, both lone drives were sent to the Health Sciences Centre. The driver of the civilian vehicle, a 52-year-old man, was sent in an unstable condition. He is suffering from a broken back and a fractured pelvis as a result of the crash. The 52-year-old remains in hospital.
The officer was treated and released with minor injuries.
The Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba (IIU) is investigating the crash.
"Witnesses or other individuals who have information or video footage that may assist this investigation are asked to contact the IIU toll-free at 1-844-667-6060," the IIU says in a statement.