Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Major Multi-Car Accident Due To Dangerous Conditions On Quebec Highway This Morning (Photos)

Police cannot comment right now on how many individuals were seriously injured.
Major Multi-Car Accident Due To Dangerous Conditions On Quebec Highway This Morning (Photos)

Since this weekend, visibility outside has been horrible. There have been numerous warnings to avoid driving in such conditions, but in some circumstances, you have no choice but to get on the highway during winter storms like our current one. 

READ ALSO: There Was A Super "Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse Last Night Above Canada And It Was Mesmerizing (Photos)

TL;DR A major accident took place at 9:30 a.m. this morning on Quebec's Highway 175. Blowing snow caused several vehicles to pile-up, leading to the closure of the highway. More details and photos below.

Well, due to such poor conditions, including heavy blowing snow across Quebec's Highway 175, several vehicles were involved in a life threatening accident at 9:30 a.m. this morning.

The collision occurred in the Réserve faunique des Laurentides, where police cannot comment on how many cars were involved or if anyone was seriously injured. At this time all we know is that Highway 175 southbound is now closed off. 

The photos below were taken by Marc Therreault, the driver of the first vehicle involved in the pile-up. He remained at the scene of the accident as the Sûreté du Québec arrived. 

Via Marc Therreault

Via Marc Therreault

Several cars slid off the road.

Via Marc Therreault

Via Marc Therreault

Via Marc Therreault

This photo shows just how poor visibility is in the area.

Therreault says he was luckily able to avoid major damage and left the scene unscathed. 

Stay tuned for more information and major updates on the serious accident.

Source

More from MTL Blog

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...