Man facing life-threatening injuries after car crash in Regina, 2 women in hospital

Man facing life-threatening injuries after car crash in Regina, 2 women in hospital
Crash near downtown Regina sends 3 to hospital, leaves car engine on sidewalk
Three people have been sent to hospital, one with life threatening injuries, after an early morning car crash.

Two women and a man were driving westbound on Victoria Avenue at a high rate of speed, according to the Regina Police Service. 

The car hit a tree near Winnipeg Street, narrowly missing another vehicle.  The crash shut down traffic in the area early Tuesday morning.

Several lanes of traffic were blocked off for three hours early Tuesday morning to allow officers to collect evidence and debris which was scattered around the road and several yards near the crash site.

Crews removed the twisted wreckage of the crash several hours later. Debris was scattered around the area. The ruined car's engine was sitting on the sidewalk separated from the vehicle.

Regina police, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Regina Fire and Protective Services (RFPS) members were called to the intersection at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Two tow trucks were called to the scene, one to remove the remnants of the car and another to remove the engine.

Two women and one man are in the hospital with serious injuries after a vehicle struck a tree at Victoria Avenue and Winnipeg Street.

North and south traffic on Winnipeg was blocked Tuesday morning. Westbound traffic on Victoria reopened shortly before 7:30.

Firefighters and paramedics extracted all three people from the wreckage of a two-door black Mazda before taking them to hospital.

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Scene of bad crash at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Winnipeg Street Nov. 6, 2018. (Lisa Schick/980 CJME)

Three people were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash at the intersection of Winnipeg Street and Victoria Avenue on Nov. 6. (JACKIE PEREZ/CTV REGINA)

Regina police along with EMS and Regina Fire and Protective Services were called to the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Winnipeg Street at around 3:45 a.m. for a report of a vehicle colliding with a tree.

Three people, two women and a man, were taken to hospital after a crash at Winnipeg Street and Victoria Avenue on Tuesday morning.

The Regina Police Service continue to investigate and is asking anyone with information regarding the collision to contact police at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

According to police, a two-door Mazda lost control approaching the intersection. It almost hit another vehicle before hitting a tree. Regina Fire and Protective Services had to extract the people from the car and they were taken to hospital by EMS.

Early investigation indicates the car was travelling westbound on Victoria Avenue at high a speed before losing control, narrowly missing another vehicle, and colliding with a tree.

Police had the intersection blocked for several hours while they investigated the crash. Debris from the car was scattered on the street and in several yards near the site.

Regina say occupants of a car were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision Tuesday morning.

Anyone who may have seen the crash is asked to call police at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Two women and one man are in hospital following a single-vehicle collision on Victoria Avenue early Tuesday morning.

While the cause has not been determined, many roads in Regina are slippery after an overnight snowfall in the city.

Saskatchewan Government Insurance is asking drivers to give themselves extra time, and to slowly test their braking and steering before heading out at a normal pace.

The Highway Hotline is also reporting that seasonal driving conditions exist on most of the highways in the province.

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