Man facing impaired driving charges after crash critically injures two teens
Deux-Montanges police car. Source: RPLDM/Facebook
MONTREAL -- A 25-year-old man from Boisbriand is facing four impaired driving-related charges, following a near-fatal crash between a moped and a car in Deux-Montagnes.
Philippe Vocino was arrested after allegedly driving while intoxicated and crashing into a scooter that was stopped at a red light at 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
The 15-year-old moped driver was badly injured and remains in critical condition; the 15 year-old passenger also suffered multiple fractures.
According to Deux-Montagnes police (RPLDM), the scooter was making a mandatory stop at the corner of 20th Avenue and Normandy Street when it was rear-ended at high speed by a car.
The two minors were transported to Saint-Justine Hospital. In Quebec, the minimum age to drive a moped is 14.