The balance sheet of the tragic accident involving a tractor occurred at Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge, in Montérégie, on Wednesday, is now four deaths.
The Sûreté du Québec said Friday that one of two adults hospitalized in a critical condition has died in the course of the day. The SQ did not want to say whether it is a man or a woman to protect the identity of persons involved in the accident.
Three children also perished in this accident. Three other children were injured, along with two adults – including one who succumbed to his injuries Friday.
The accident took place when, for an unknown reason, 10 people who were in the shovel of a tractor with a load of wood, were ejected suddenly.
The driver of the tractor has been accused of criminal negligence causing death and criminal negligence causing bodily harm.
More details to come…