Man in 20s critically injured in crash in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu

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A person in his 20s was significantly injured in a freeway accident on Saturday evening in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, 40 kilometres southeast of Montreal.

The SUV driver was headed south on Freeway 35 when he veered out of the lane, crossed the median to the northbound lane and was struck by an oncoming automobile, mentioned Audrey- Anne Bilodeau, a spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québe.

Police have been referred to as to the scene, close to the 50-kilometre marker, shortly earlier than 9 p.m.

The SUV driver, who was alone, was taken to hospital in essential situation, she mentioned.

Police closed the left northbound lane of Freeway 35 at Chemin St-André for investigation Saturday evening.