A pedestrian 78-year-old lured to death in Trois-Rivières

News 8 February, 2018
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    QMI agency

    Thursday, 8 February 2018 22:11

    Thursday, 8 February 2018 22:11

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    THREE RIVERS, | A man of 78 years died Thursday night at Three Rivers after having been struck by a vehicle while crossing the boulevard Thibault, in the sector of Saint-Louis-de-France.

    According to the driver who struck the man in his seventies at around 18: 20, it had to cross the traffic lane, but he lost his footing once on the sidewalk. After making two steps back, he lost balance and his head struck the windshield of the vehicle, which was at its height at the same time. After he was thrown several meters away, the man has finished his race violently to the ground.

    “The motorist stopped to render assistance to the victim, who had a lot of blood to the head. It is the Centre hospitalier régional de Trois-Rivières that the death of the man was found” indicated to the QMI Agency Luc Mongrain, a sergeant in the public relations of the police of Trois-Rivières.

    The boulevard Thibault has been closed to traffic to allow technicians in criminal identification and scene of the accident to inspect the premises.

    After having collected the testimony of the driver, the police concluded that it was an accident, dismissing in the same breath the speed or even alcohol.