A driver has been killed in a violent head-on collision between a van and a tanker truck Tuesday morning in Saint-Valère, in the Centre-du-Québec.
The tragedy happened around 7: 30, at kilometre 5 of the highway 955.
According to the authorities, the driver of the pickup truck would have deviated from his path to find himself in the opposite direction, at the time when the tanker truck brought down.
The impact was inevitable.
The driver of the pickup truck, a man in his fifties, was rushed to the hospital, where his death has been found.
A specialist in the reconstruction of scene of accident of the Sûreté du Québec was dispatched to the scene to try to establish the cause and circumstances of the fatal collision.