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

A 38-Year-Old Quebec Man Was Arrested After A Tractor Accident That Killed 3 Kids

10 people were riding in the tractor's shovel.
Police Have Arrested The Driver In The Montérégie Tractor Accident That Killed 3 Children

A tragic incident claimed the lives of three young children and injured seven others in the early evening of Wednesday, July 1 in Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge, Montérégie, following a tractor accident.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested.

The 38-year-old driver was arrested. He's being questioned. There should be a telephone appearance this afternoon via the Granby courthouse.

Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Ingrid Asselin

The SQ told Narcity Quebec that the tractor was carrying the ten people in its shovel along with some wood.

The ten passengers were allegedly suddenly ejected from the vehicle. The cause is still unknown.

In Quebec, according to the SAAQ, it's against the law to transport people in the shovel of a tractor.

Via Sûreté du Québec

This article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.

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...