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

Montrealers Caught On Camera Beating Each Other With Street Signs In Huge Brawl (Video)

A street fight broke out in the Montreal Old Port last night.
Senior Editor
Montrealers Caught On Camera Beating Each Other With Street Signs In Huge Brawl (Video)

A video shared with MTLBlog by Instagram user @alcafacci shows a brawl that broke out last night at 1 AM on the corner of boul. St-Laurent and rue Notre-Dame in the Montreal Old Port. The fight involved a group of pedestrians and motorcyclists who "were driving around downtown and [the] Old Port area for most of the night," says @alcafacci.

It appears that about a dozen individuals were involved in the brawl. At least two different individuals made use of a traffic sign to fight their opponents. Its unclear what, if any, injuries there were, but an ambulance did arrive on the scene.

@alcafacci reports that many of the individuals scattered once the Montreal police (SPVM) arrived on the scene 5 minutes after the beginning of the fight. At least one biker also drove away. It is unknown what motivated the fight and whether there were any arrests. We have reached out to the SPVM for more information.

Watch the video of the fight below:

The fight also appears to have stopped traffic. Two cars remain stationary in the street. It's also worth noting that not all bikers and pedestrians on the scene engaged in physical confrontations.

In fact, some individuals appear to attempt to de-escalate the situation while others weaponize the street sign.

[rebelmouse-image 26891705 photo_credit="alcafacci" expand=1 original_size="3994x1994"] alcafacci

Relations between drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians are notoriously fraught in Montreal. Though the city is pedestrian friendly, residents must often contend with bad or oblivious drivers.

This past winter, for example, Montreal drivers began using an ice-covered sidewalk as an additional lane, putting pedestrians downtown at risk.

READ ALSO:In Just 24 Hours, Toronto Has Had A Shooting, 2 Public Stabbings, And 4 Bomb Threats

Stay tuned. We will update this article with more information as it becomes available.

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...