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Man Stabs Another Driver In Downtown Montreal After He Accidentally Crashed Into His Car (Photos & Video)

A section of rue Peel in downtown Montreal is closed tonight as police investigate the scene of a bloody confrontation.

According to TVA, a driver accidentally crashed into another vehicle while trying to park. The driver of the other vehicle confronted him and an argument led to a stabbing that has left the victim hospitalized. The injury is "serious," according to La Presse.

The suspect, a man in his forties, fled the scene and has not yet been identified. 

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TL;DR The photos and video below show the scene on rue Peel in downtown Montreal tonight, where a minor accident led to a stabbing. The suspect, a man in his forties, fled the scene. The victim remains hospitalized with "serious" injuries.

The photos and video below show the crime scene tonight. As of 19:20, rue Peel is still closed to traffic.

Via Lena Slanisky

Via Lena Slanisky

Police are not offering any more information tonight.

Via Lena Slanisky

Via Lena Slanisky

Via Lena Slanisky

The video below shows the crime scene this evening. Two sections of rue Peel around rue Ste-Catherine are blocked off. The car with flashing lights at the centre of the crime scene presumably belongs to the suspect.

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We will update this post as information becomes available.

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