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Un hit pedestrian is in critical condition in Longueuil

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The pedestrian, in his sixties, had was transported to a hospital center.


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A man in his sixties died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle at the corner of rue Saint- Charles and Taschereau Boulevard, in Longueuil.

The accident occurred following the theft of a vehicle on Saturday around 5:40 p.m.

According to the first elements of the investigation, at 6:17 p.m., the wanted vehicle was located and the Longueuil police officers decided to follow it in order to track it down. ;intercept, but they lost sight of him.

Five minutes later, at 6:22 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by the stolen vehicle. In critical condition, he was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A second accident occurred around 3 km further, this time at the corner of Boulevard Taschereau and Rue Saint-Thomas, is also the subject of an investigation.

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Another accident, possibly linked to the same affair, took place a few kilometers further, on Taschereau Boulevard.

One of the occupants of the vehicle was injured. His condition is currently considered stable.

The investigation has been transferred to the Office of Independent Investigations (BEI). Seven investigators were tasked with investigating the circumstances of this intervention.

Given the circumstances of the event, the support services of a other police forces were requested, namely those of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal.

The BEI is asking anyone who may have witnessed this event to communicate with him on his website.

As of Sunday morning, a portion of Taschereau Boulevard was still closed to traffic between Curé-Poirier and Manseau.

With information from Elyse Allard and Amélie Desmarais

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