Two people were injured following a snowmobile accident in Western Manitoba

On March 9 around 6:30 pm, RCMP responded to a snowmobile collision in a field east of Highway 340 in the RM of Oakland-Wawanesa.

A 34-year-old male from the RM of Oakland-Wawanesa, was driving on the trail when he was rear-ended by another snowmobile driven by a 46-year-old male from Pleasant Valley, Manitoba.

The 34-year-old male is currently in hospital in critical condition. The 46-year-old male was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.

RCMP continue to investigate.

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