Dark end of the week for snowmobilers

Sombre fin de semaine pour les motoneigistes

December 22, 2019 12h04

Updated at 16: 56

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Dark end of the week for snowmobilers

Sombre fin de semaine pour les motoneigistes

Judith Desmeules

The Sun

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Three serious snowmobile crashes occurred on Saturday on the territory of quebec have killed two and left in a critical condition in a child of five years.

The child suffered severe injuries that put his life in danger after an accident that occurred Saturday around 16h, in Baie-Saint-Paul, in the Charlevoix region.

The snowmobile was traveling on the boulevard Monseigneur de Laval and would be dark in a cottage. Ignoring for the moment the circumstances of the accident.

The child and an adult were taking place on the vehicle. They were both transported to the hospital, the driver suffered minor injuries.

On Sunday, it was always concerned for the life of the child. An investigator from the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) has moved on to the premises for a reconstruction of the scene. An investigation is underway.

Fallen into the water

A snowmobile 30 years of Saint-Tite has died after falling into the water on the territory of the Zec Passes, a sector of the Passes-Dangereuses, Saturday evening.

The SQ has stated that the victim was riding on the Lake with Large Spikes when the ice gave way, leading them to the water with his snowmobile.

The man would be stuck for several minutes while several people tried to help him. He was finally brought down on the banks by the agents of the emergency services, who tried cpr. His death was recorded at the hospital.

There is a second death in less than 24 hours on the territory of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Saturday, a boy of four years died after being struck accidentally in a parking lot of a cottage by a pickup truck.

Fatal Collision

A Gatineau 20-year-old has also lost his life in a snowmobile accident, on Saturday night. The collision occurred on the Black lake, in Lac-Sainte-Marie.

According to the SQ, the victim had been playing to try snowmobiling on the Black lake with a group of friends when the other members of the group have, at some time, found that she was missing.

The woman was discovered lifeless on the lake a few minutes later.

“According to initial findings, it would appear that the victim was struck by a strain in the edge of the Black lake, and would have been ejected from his snowmobile,” says the police.

The death of the young Gatineau has been found in the hospital. With the Everyday life and The Right

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