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Two dead, 10 injured in multi-vehicle crash on highway south of Montreal


July 20, 2022
By The Canadian Press

Health & Safety Driving Driving Safety

Quebec provincial police say two people are dead and 10 injured after a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday night on Highway 30, south of Montreal.

Police say the driver of a truck allegedly did not slow down when approaching a construction zone around 10:30 p.m. near the exit for Grande-Allée Blvd. and rammed seven vehicles.

In one of the vehicles, a 42-year-old woman and 11-year-old boy died, while two other occupants — a 55-year-old man and 16-year-old boy — are in critical condition.

Eight other people were injured and taken to hospital.

The driver of the truck was treated for nervous shock.

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Sgt. Catherine Bernard says the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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