Three dead in watercraft accident on Nicolet River
A Surete du Quebec cruiser is seen in this file photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
MONTREAL -- Three people are dead, including a four-year-old boy, following a collision between two watercraft on the Nicolet River on Saturday.
Along with the child, a 34-year-old man and 32-year-old woman lost their lives. The three were taken to hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
The three victims were all in the same watercraft.
According to a Surete du Quebec spokesperson, two people were onboard the second craft. A man in his 30s suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital but his life is not in danger. A young girl suffered minor injuries.
All involved were wearing life jackets.