Man swept away in the current: searching resume in Pierrefonds

News 10 July, 2017
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    QMI agency

    Monday, 10 July 2017 11:48

    Monday, 10 July 2017 11:48

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    The research aimed to find the young man that sank Sunday in the des Prairies river resumed on Monday morning in the west island of Montreal.

    The incident occurred at around 18 h, when the man in the twenties would have lost the foot while hitching a ride along the river, near the rue Riviera, in the area of Pierrefonds. He was accompanied by two people.

    It would have then been carried away by the current without that person manages to save.

    The father of the young man, who did not want to speak on camera, told TVA News that his son could not swim.

    The research on the water have been suspended at sunset and resumed Monday morning, on the stroke of 8: 15.

    The Montreal fire department patrolled the river, as well as representatives of the coast Guard.

    The divers of the IMT of the Montreal police were asked to join the research at the end of the morning.