At approximately 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, a huge truck carrying beet juice overturned on Notre-Dame street, at the corner of Dickson street.
The truck has spilt its contents on the street, making for a spectacular view. Luckily, no one was injured in the accident. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, but earlier reports state that he will recover.
Photos and videos from the scene show the impressive accident. A cleanup crew is currently at the scene and mopping up the massive spill.
At around 7:00 this morning, a truck overturned at the corner of Dickson and Notre-Dame. According to CTV News, a second 18-wheeler rammed into the overturned truck just moments later.
Paramedics carried the driver to the hospital. The driver was injured, but medical staff do not fear for his life.
According to an SPVM spokesperson, alcohol was not involved in this accident.
The accident, which took place just before rush hour, has caused some significant backlog for drivers coming into the city.
Notre-Dame is currently closed in both directions around Dickson, and there is no word on when the street will re-open.
CTV reports, state that Montreal police blocked off Notre Dame to traffic going both ways between Sainte Catherine St. and Cadillac St. Dickson was closed from Souligny Ave. to Notre Dame as teams deal with the spill.
The SPVM predicts that the street will re-open soon. Until then, drivers coming into Hochelaga may have to take a detour to get to their destination.
A truck has overturned and spilt its contents, beet juice, in Montreal this morning on the corner of Notre-Dame and Dickson. The driver was injured, but paramedics do not fear for his life. The streets are still closed but is expected to re-open soon.