One useless, 5 lacking after snowmobiles break by way of ice in Quebec

ST-HENRI, Que. – One particular person is useless and 5 others are lacking after a bunch of snowmobilers plunged by way of the ice Tuesday night time close to Quebec’s Lac-Saint-Jean.

Police say the sufferer died a number of hours after being admitted to hospital.

A search this morning of the world about 200 kilometres north of Quebec Metropolis includes provincial police and Canadian Armed Forces personnel, and police divers are anticipated to hitch the hassle.

Sgt. Hugues Beaulieu of the provincial police stated a bunch of overseas vacationers and their information have been travelling by snowmobile between St-Henri-de-Taillon and Alma when the ice gave approach.

One particular person was taken to hospital after being extracted from the water by different members of the group, who alerted authorities at round 7:30 p.m.

Rescuers discovered a second one that later died in hospital. Three different members of the group made it to shore, however 5 individuals stay lacking.