Accident closes Highway 15 between 640, Grande Cote Rd.
Published Thursday, May 17, 2012 4:41PM EDT
A serious crash closed Highway 15 southbound between Highway 640 and Grande Cote Rd. in Boisbriand for much of Thursday afternoon.
Around 12:30 p.m. a driver lost control of his vehicle and smashed into support structure for a sign, snapping it off at the base on one side.
All southbound lanes on the highway are closed while inspectors determine whether to remove or repair the sign.
Sgt. Benoit Richard of the Surete du Quebec said the damage was significant, but did not know how serious it was, nor how long it would take to give an estimate about re-opening the road.
The driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Traffic is being redirected in the area, affecting drivers on both Highway 15.