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A pedestrian struck by a motorist in Saint-Roch

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A motorist hit a pedestrian early Tuesday evening in Quebec.


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A pedestrian was hit by a motorist Tuesday shortly before 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of rue Caron and boulevard Charest Est, in Quebec.

Firefighters carried out resuscitation maneuvers before transporting him to a hospital. The victim, who suffered serious head injuries, is aged 84.

The motorist, aged 38, was also taken to hospital for shock.

An investigation is underway with the forensic identification service to shed light on the circumstances of the accident. According to the first elements, the theory of impaired driving was ruled out.

For the purposes of the investigation, Charest Boulevard is closed to traffic between Langelier and Dorchester streets.

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Part of the boulevard is closed to traffic.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116