Serious accident on Route 117 in Rivière-Rouge

Serious accident on Route 117 in Red River


A head-on collision caused at least one serious injury, late Sunday afternoon, on Highway 117 in Rivière-Rouge in the Laurentians.

According to initial information, the face-to-face between the two vehicles involved occurred around 4:30 p.m.
At least one person suffered serious injuries and was transported to a hospital center where there are fears for his or her life, said the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).

It is not yet known how many people were involved in the accident, however firefighters were also called to the scene to use pliers. extrication.

An SQ collision investigator must go to the scene to understand the circumstances surrounding the accident.

Route 117 in this sector has been completely closed to the traffic. A detour has been set up via Chemin des Rapides and Montée Bigras.