A van plunges into the Jacques-Cartier

Une camionnette plonge dans la Jacques-Cartier

A pickup truck with a person on board has sunk in the river Jacques-Cartier, Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, on Friday night.

Very little information is known for the moment regarding the circumstances of the incident, which happened on the road, Montcalm, near the rue Champlain, to 20: 20.

According to the preliminary findings, for a reason unknown, the driver of the vehicle would have made an exit from the road, explains the spokesman of the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), Valerie Beauchamp.

The car then ended up swallowed up by the waters. The divers of the SQ have been requested on the scene.

The state of health of the person who was inside of the vehicle has still not been disclosed, since the operation which was still ongoing at the time of writing these lines.

At the time it is, all the assumptions are observed, including that of the voluntary gesture.

No other vehicle was involved in the accident.

More details to come…

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