Accident in Roxton Falls: a child seriously injured

Accident de la route à Roxton Falls: un enfant grièvement blessé

ROXTON FALLS | A child fighting for his life Saturday afternoon after being involved in a violent accident on route 139 in Roxton Falls, Montérégie.

According to the information provided by the Sûreté du Québec, the child, whose age was not stated, was one of three occupants of a vehicle struck by a truck at the intersection of the Small 11th to 13: 30. The other two occupants of the vehicle are a man and another child. It was not clear to the end of the afternoon, if these two other people were injured or not.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

According to the SQ, to the time of the collision, the truck was travelling north on 139 while the other vehicle, which was on the Small 11th, was crossing the road. The driver of the vehicle with the two children on board would have advanced without ensuring that the way was free, according to the first findings of the police.

An investigation was opened to determine the exact circumstances of the accident.

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