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2 drivers dead, 1 seriously injured in three separate crashes across Quebec

NEWPORT, Que. — Three separate road crashes across Quebec this weekend has left two drivers dead and sent a third driver to hospital with serious injuries.

NEWPORT, Que. — Three separate road crashes across Quebec this weekend has left two drivers dead and sent a third driver to hospital with serious injuries.

The incidents took place Saturday in the province's Eastern Townships, Charlevoix and Lower Saint-Lawrence regions.

In Newport, Que., in the Eastern Townships, a man in his 30s was found unconscious in his vehicle after it slid into a ditch on Route 212.

The man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, and police say the incident is under investigation.

Police say a man in his 20s lost control of a 4-by-4 vehicle in Saint-Simeon, in the Charlevoix region near Quebec City, and died of his injuries.

Provincial police also responded to a call around 7:20 p.m. Saturday after a pick-up truck went off the road in Saint-Valerien, Que., about 20 kilometres from Rimouski in the Lower Saint-Lawrence region.

Authorities say the driver of that vehicle, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital in very critical condition.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 27, 2020.

The Canadian Press




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