An accident involving several vehicles and a scooter claimed the life of a motorist on Tuesday evening in Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare, near Joliette in Lanaudière.
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According to initial information from the Sûreté du Québec, the collision occurred around 8:40 p.m. on Chemin de Sainte-Béatrix, near the junction with 4e Rang and Chemin de la Visitation.
The circumstances surrounding the accident remained unclear at the end of the evening, but a vehicle would have caught fire following the impact.
The Sûreté du Québec indicated that a motorist lost his life, while at least two others were injured.
The road was closed in the area, the time to allow the authorities to rescue the injured, then to unravel what happened.