Woman seriously injured in collision with moose, four vehicles involved

An 18-year-old woman was seriously injured in a collision with a moose on Sunday evening on Highway 73 North, near Saint-Lambert-de-Lauzon, in Chaudière-Appalaches.

The accident, involving four vehicles, occurred around 7:45 p.m. at kilometer 116.

According to preliminary information, an 18-year-old driver collided with an original, before crossing the central reservation and the lanes in the direction to finally end her race in the ditch. Seriously injured, she was transported to a hospital center where there is no fear for her life.

Another driver then hit the moose in turn, but was not injured.

A third vehicle struck the animal and then rolled over. The woman and the child who were on board suffered minor injuries, said agent Catherine Bouchard, spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec.

A fourth car, driven by a woman, also collided with the animal and was not injured.

Highway 73 was closed northbound until 10 p.m. to tow the vehicles involved and recover the body of the animal.


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