Winnipeg taxi driver clings to life after vehicle crash

On Monday, January 3rd, 2011 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Members of the Winnipeg Police Service, along with Emergency Service Responders, attended to the intersection of Sargent Avenue and King Edward Street for a report of motor vehicle collision that had occurred.

The initial investigation has revealed that a collision occurred between a taxi cab that was travelling southbound on King Edward Street and a vehicle that was proceeding eastbound on Sargent Avenue.

The male driver of the taxi cab has been transported to the hospital in critical condition. He remains in critical condition at this time. A male passenger of the cab and a male driver of the second vehicle were also conveyed to hospital in stable condition.

Members of the Central Traffic Unit remain on the scene at this time. As a result, Southbound King Edward Street from Wellington Avenue, as well as Sargent Avenue from Berry Street to Century Street will remain closed for several hours.

Investigators have learned that a vehicle had been travelling eastbound on Sargent Avenue at the time of this collision. 

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  1. Mr. Sodhi passed away as the taxi authorities were meeting to deccomment_IDe which illegal partition they were going to require to be installed in all Winnipeg cabs in an experiment with unwilling subjects. Neither the partitions favored by the authorities, nor the Swedish design favored by Unicity, comply with applicable federal or national standards.
    The Provincial and municipal authorities are culpable for the partition impact death of Paul Sodhi.
    Safety concerns were being laughed at, while Mr. Sodhi died.

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