One lifeless, one injured after snowmobile crashes into tree in Lac-Saint-Jean


A person in his 20s died Sunday afternoon after the snowmobile he was driving as a passenger crashed right into a tree close to Métabetchouan—Lac-à-la-Croix within the province’s Lac-St-Jean area.

The incident occurred round 2:30 p.m. on a path positioned about 9 kilometres south of the Laurentian Autoroute, mentioned Sgt. Marie-Michèle Moore of the Sûreté de Québec.

“Based on our preliminary investigation, the driving force of the snowmobile misplaced management (of the automobile) whereas approaching a curve and struck a tree,” she mentioned.

The passenger, who was later declared lifeless in hospital, and the 19-year-old girl driving the snowmobile needed to be transported from the scene by sled. The motive force suffered critical however non life threatening accidents.

Each she and her passenger appeared to have been sporting their helmets on the time of the impression, police mentioned.

The provincial police investigation into the crash is constant.