Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision on Highway 1

Manitoba Post StaffNews

HEADINGLY – A two-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in the RM of Cartier has taken the life of a 55 year-old man from Matlock.

A semi-trailer travelling west on Highway 1 was stopped and waiting to turn north onto Cabot Road, when it was rear-ended by a van.

The driver and lone occupant of the van, a 55-year-old male from Matlock, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the semi-trailer, a 21-year-old male, from the RM of Springfield, was not injured.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the collision.

Headingley RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.