The last few days have been particularly deadly for motorcyclists on the roads of Quebec, which count close to a dozen serious accidents.
“Just [on Friday], there have been six fatal accidents [five motorcycle],” said Beatrice d Orsainville, the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).
Saturday late afternoon, a young man in his twenties was killed on his motorcycle, all-terrain Franquelin, in Côte-Nord, after a spinout on a trail, not far from highway 138.
The driver would have hit a metal chain that he had not seen, injuring themselves severely in the throat. His death was recorded on the spot.
Later in the evening at Potton, in Estrie, another motorcyclist in his twenties would have lost control of his machine at an intersection at around 18: 15, before being ejected from his motorcycle, hitting a building.
The young man was transported to hospital in a critical condition, before succumbing to his injuries.
A little earlier, a young 21 year-old man was also taken to the hospital after he fell of his motorcycle in the municipality of Stoke, also in the eastern Townships.
The driver, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken to the hospital for serious injuries, but no one was concern for his life, indicates that the SQ.
“It would be perhaps driving or speed careless, without protective equipment also. This will be determined during the investigation, ” said the officer of Orsainville.
Hard beginning of the end of the week
Already, Quebec has had a hard beginning of the end of the week, with the death of two motorcyclists in the twenties on Friday after-noon, one in Windsor, Estrie, and the other in an isolated area of the operating area controlled Mazana, approximately 160 km north of Mont-Laurier in the Laurentians.
A man of 45 years at Rawdon, in the Lanaudière region, and a 63-year-old in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Montégérie, also died on a motorcycle.
Then, an individual 52-year-old died after his motorcycle struck a tractor-trailer in Saint-Nazaire-
Acton, in the Montérégie region, on Friday night.
Eric Tremblay, the victim, was accompanied by two other motorcyclists who were following him on their gear respective.
According to our information, Tremblay was a member of the Dark Souls, a criminal group affiliated with the Hells Angels.
– With the QMI Agency