Fatal collision in Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska
The death of the driver of the car was found on the spot.
A side collision in Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska caused the death of one person on Thursday morning.< /p>
The identity of the victim was released on Friday morning. This is Geneviève Lavoie, 28, of Rivière-du-Loup.
The fatal accident occurred shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday, when the car in which the victim was riding turned onto Route 289. The driver of a semi-trailer truck traveling there already could not avoid crashing the car.
The death of the driver was confirmed on the spot by the paramedics. The driver of the truck suffered serious injuries, but there is no fear for his life, reports the Sûreté du Québec.
The director of the Kam-Est fire department in Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska, Robin Laplante, specifies that the two vehicles ended their race in a field along Route 289.
“The ground was so wet that we had to use a power shovel to lift the truck to help the driver. »
— Robin Laplante, director of the Kam-Est fire department in Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska
The two vehicles ended up in a field near Route 289.
The load of wood that was being transported by the accident truck spilled onto the road. pavement.
Route 289 is closed for the moment between rang Saint-Gérard Est and rang Saint-Charles Est. A bypass has been put in place by the Ministry of Transport.