Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Four People Killed, Four Injured in Quebec Crash South of Montreal

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Four People Killed, Four Injured in Quebec Crash South of Montreal

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Four dead and four injured in Quebec crash

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CHATEAUGUAY, Que. - Alcohol was not a factor in a head-on crash that killed four people and injured four others south of Montreal, Quebec provincial police said Tuesday.

Sgt. Daniel Thibaudeau said it appears a vehicle driven by an 80-year-old man entered Highway 30 in the wrong direction and struck a sport utility vehicle heading west.

"The investigation into what happened will take many weeks," he said. "We don't have any conclusions yet. What we know is we can exclude alcohol as a factor for the 80-year-old driver."

The crash occurred shortly after midnight Tuesday in Chateauguay.

Raymonde Bouchard-Proulx, 82, and a 14-year-old boy were also in the car that police suspect entered the highway from the wrong direction. …

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