A man in a critical condition after a face-to-face

News 15 December, 2017
  • QMI agency

    Friday, December 15, 2017 06:35

    Friday, December 15, 2017 06:35

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    SAINT-CÔME-LINIÈRE | A head-on collision occurred around 4: 15 a.m., Friday morning, on route 275 in Saint-Côme-Linière in Chaudière-Appalaches, has left a man in critical condition.

    The arrival of the police of the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the other driver had fled prior to being located some time after, reported Claude Denis, a spokesman for the SQ.

    According to initial findings, the vehicle at fault was travelling eastbound when for unknown reasons, he would have ended up in the opposite direction and would have caused a head-on collision. After the impact, he would have taken the powder cleared off.

    The fugitive was transported to a hospital to treat minor injuries and may have to submit to a blood test to check his bac.

    Route 275 has been closed in both directions, the time that investigators can shed light on the circumstances that led to this accident.