The last day of the year 2018 has turned into a nightmare for a family in St-Joseph-de-Beauce. Monday morning around 4h10 on the road 112 to the output of East-Broughton, a 44 year old woman has been killed in a violent head-on collision involving his car and a tractor-trailer.
The accident occurred while the woman was heading towards Thetford Mines. Route 112 was closed for several hours to allow emergency services and investigators to do their work. The circulation was reestablished in the late morning.
The Beauce and the driver of the truck were the only ones inside of their vehicle. The latter was treated for minor injuries at hospital.
The circumstances of the accident remain undetermined.
The Sûreté du Québec, mentions that an investigation is underway to know the reasons of the collision, a specialist in reconstructing has, among others, visited the scene on Monday.