UPDATE: Manitoba RCMP are on the scene of a motor vehicle collision on the South Perimeter Hwy, and STARS air ambulance responded.

A large truck and a number of vehicles were involved in the collision. It is unknown at this time to what caused the incident. 

At least 3 people taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The Eastbound lanes of the Perimeter highway between St. Anne's Rd. and St. Mary’s Rd. are closed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area altogether.

They have set up a detour in place for vehicles already on that route.

Collision on the perimeter highway Friday afternoon. (Ojas Padhya/Facebook)

STARS air ambulance has been contacted and CHVN will update when more information is available. 

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— Jeffrey Anderson (@Jeff4StV) August 21, 2020