A collision between a patrol vehicle of the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) and a car at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Jean-Talon Street West, in Montreal, occurred on Saturday morning.
The event allegedly occurred around 9:40 a.m. when the police went to a call, the flashing lights on.
Arrived at the At the intersection, the police, who were traveling eastbound on Jean-Talon Street, slowed down to ensure that it was safe to go through the red light.
“They would have anticipated a stop of the vehicle traveling on Victoria Avenue, but it did not stop,” explained Caroline Chèvrefils, spokesperson for the SPVM, adding that the patrol vehicle ended its race against a lamppost.
Two ambulances went to the scene of the accident.
“There were two non-emergency transports [to hospitals], for trauma my really minors,” mentioned the spokesperson for Urgence Santé, René Durand.
SpVM collision investigators came to analyze and understand the circumstances of this accident, specified Ms. Chèvrefils mentioning that a stage was erected at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Jean-Talon Street.