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A vehicle carrying a six-week-old baby was involved in a head-on crash Wednesday night on Highway #52, east of Steinbach. La Broquerie Fire Chief Alain Nadeau says they got the call at 7:39 p.m. He adds the collision occurred a little east of Carriere Road.

2018 10 la b fire"We had a mild head-on. A lady was going home with a six-week-old baby in a car seat and, all of a sudden, this truck was swerving in front of her. She hit it head-on, sideways. It was a milder head-on. There were minor injuries. But, we have to slow down out there."

Nadeau says the baby is fine.

"The infant is good. They make good car seats today so that's a good thing."

RCMP say the 20-year-old driver of the pickup will not be charged. They add the 24-year-old woman who was driving the car and her baby were transported to hospital as a precaution but injuries did not appear to be serious.

 

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