5 people taken to hospital after 7-vehicle crash in Winnipeg

Five people were taken to hospital, including one in critical condition and two in unstable condition, after a multi-vehicle crash on Kenaston Boulevard early Friday afternoon, Winnipeg police say.

The seven-vehicle crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. on Kenaston near Columbia Drive and Lindenwood Drive E., police said in a news release.

By Saturday morning, all five people had either been upgraded to stable condition or released from hospital, Winnipeg Police Service spokesperson Const. Jay Murray said in an email.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area of Kenaston Boulevard,Columbia Drive and Lindenwood Drive East. (John Einarson/CBC)

Officers from the traffic division are still investigating, Murray said.

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