Four people were in critical condition Saturday in the early evening after a collision between two personal watercraft in Nicolet, in Centre-du-Québec.
Three people were on the first watercraft and the other two on the second. One of the five people involved in the accident has suffered minor injuries, said the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).
All had to be transported to the hospital.
The accident occurred at about 15: 15 on the river Nicolet, near the nautical club of the place.
Boaters passing nearby rescued the five people, all wearing a life jacket, said the SQ .
A little before 18 h, a team of investigators from the SQ were getting ready to arrive on-site. A reconstructionist has been dispatched to the scene, informed the police.
The reason for the accident remains unknown, has added to the SQ in the late afternoon.