WINNIPEG – A 51-year-old man is in hospital after a he was hit by a semi-truck downtown.
It happened around 12:40 p.m. Friday at Higgins Avenue and Main street.
Winnipeg Police say the victim may have been panhandling when he lost his balance, causing him to fall into the westbound lanes.
He was taken to hospital in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to guarded.
Higgins and Main was closed for much of Friday afternoon while police investigated.
(Photo courtesy of Global Winnipeg)