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Another road worker was struck by a car last week in Montreal: police


Another road worker was hit by a car last week in Montreal, not long after two others were struck at a construction site, one of them fatally.

A signaller was hit at a worksite on Crémazie Boulevard and D'Iberville Street last Friday in the Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension borough. Montreal police (SPVM) were called to the scene around 8:50 p.m. 

SPVM spokesperson Sabrina Gauthier said the driver suffered minor injuries to his lower body but refused to be sent to hospital.

A suspect, a 61-year-man, was located, but no charges have been laid.

Police confirmed their investigation involves a video shared on social media last week. 

The video captures what looks to be a heated exchange between the driver of an orange car and the man behind the camera.

The car is shown backing away before suddenly charging towards the man, appearing to strike him.


The incident occurred just one day after two road workers were injured in a hit-and-run in the Pointe-Aux-Trembles borough.

One of the workers, a 39-year-old man, died of his injuries in hospital on Wednesday.

A 68-year-old man later surrendered to authorities but was released without charges. The investigation is ongoing, police say. 

The tragedy prompted calls from the United Steelworkers union to update Quebec's driving course and improve worker safety training at construction sites. Top Stories

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