Highway 440 W. in Laval closed by bizarre accident

Westbound Highway 440 in Laval is closed at Curé-Labelle Blvd. in the wake of a bizarre accident that saw a vehicle wind up under the trailer of a flatbed truck, where it remained as both vehicles swerved off the road.

The incident occurred at about 10 a.m. Tuesday. The driver of the vehicle, a late model Volkswagen, is described by police as a man in his 60s. While his injuries are described by the Sûreté du Québec as serious, they don’t appear to be life threatening. The driver of the truck is being treated for shock.

The traffic jam behind the site of the accident stretches for several kilometres and motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Police accident investigators are on the scene.

This story will be updated.

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Original published: 2018-02-13 17:55:50 Read the full Montreal News here


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