Lanaudière | Woman dies in crash in Crabtree

(Crabtree) A woman lost her life Saturday in a collision in Crabtree, in Lanaudière.

At 10:30 a.m., emergency services responded to Route 158, near Archambault Road, for a collision involving three vehicles.

A vehicle apparently deviated from its lane for an unknown reason and struck a snowplow which was traveling in the oncoming lane. A third vehicle was then struck by the first vehicle following the first collision, indicated Sergeant Catherine Bernard, spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).

The driver of the vehicle which allegedly veered from her lane was seriously injured and transported to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the snowplow suffered a nervous shock and the two occupants of the third vehicle involved suffered minor injuries.

SQ reconstruction specialists were dispatched to the scene to analyze the scene.

Route 158, which had been closed at Archambault Road, is now reopened.

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