Accident At Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, Head-On Collision in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts Claims a Life

Accident At Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, Head-On Collision in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts Claims a Life

A tragic head-on collision in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, Quebec’s Mauricie region, claimed the life of a driver on Wednesday. The fatal crash occurred at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Route 349 and is suspected to have resulted from a dangerous maneuver by the victim, according to the provincial police.

Dangerous Maneuver Suspected as Cause of Fatal Crash

A spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec, Sergeant Stéphane Tremblay, reported that a reconstructionist from the SQ was dispatched to the scene to investigate. The collision is believed to have been caused by an illegal maneuver on a curve.

Victim Identified as 43-Year-Old Man in Quebec’s Mauricie Region

The identity of the victim, a 43-year-old man, was not immediately known. Emergency responders required extrication equipment to free him from the vehicle before rushing him to the hospital. Tragically, he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Prompt Emergency Response and Investigation by Sûreté du Québec

A spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec, Sergeant Stéphane Tremblay, reported that a reconstructionist from the SQ was dispatched to the scene to investigate. The collision is believed to have been caused by an illegal maneuver on a curve.

Road Closure on Route 349 Impacts Traffic in the Area

As a result of the crash, Route 349 was closed to traffic in both directions at Rang Morin for a period while authorities conducted their investigations. Sergeant Tremblay noted that the speed limit in the area of the collision is 90 km/h.

Caution Urged Amidst Quebec’s Deadliest 75 Days on the Roads

Authorities urge caution and vigilance on the roads, particularly as Quebec enters its deadliest 75 days for accidents. The Sûreté du Québec has issued warnings and increased patrols to enhance road safety during this period.

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