Accident tractor: a fourth person lost his life

Accident de tracteur: une quatrième personne perd la vie

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…

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