On March 29, 2023, at approximately 10:50 pm, Dauphin RCMP received numerous calls about a motor vehicle collision involving a semi-trailer and a car at the junction of Highway 5 and Provincial Road 274, near Gilbert Plains, Manitoba.
Initial investigation has determined that a car with five occupants was travelling northbound on Provincial Road 274 into the town of Gilbert Plains when it failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Highway 5. A semi-trailer was travelling eastbound on Highway 5, and the car struck the trailer portion of the semi-trailer.
Two 17-year-old males and one 18-year-old male, the driver, were pronounced deceased at the scene. All were from the Dauphin area. An 18-year-old female from Carberry was transported to hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. A 15-year-old female from the RM of Dauphin was transported to hospital with serious injuries, where she remains.
The 30-year-old male driver of the semi, from Saskatoon, was not physically injured in the collision.
The investigation continues with the assistance of a RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist