Winnipeg (Canada), June 16 (AP) — Canadian authorities responded Thursday to a major collision on a highway in Manitoba.
Authorities did not confirm the number of casualties, but health officials said they were preparing for a mass casualty event.
Manitoba’s RCMP said in a tweet Thursday that they were deploying all of the province’s resources to the scene.
Television broadcasts showed a large van smoking in a ditch near a delivery truck with a damaged engine on the road.
Ambulance helicopters were dispatched to the scene from Winnipeg and Regina.
Carberry is located 170 kilometers (105 miles) west of Winnipeg, Manitoba’s capital. (Associated Press)
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