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Montreal Overpass Collapses

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  • Montreal Overpass Collapses

    Emergency service workers rushed to a scene of chaos and destruction Saturday after a highway overpass collapsed north of Montreal.

    A large section of the overpass on Boulevard de la Concorde gave out early in the afternoon, crashing onto Highway 19, according to Quebec provincial police.

    Five people were taken to hospital. Three of them were listed in critical condition with head injuries, said Andre Champagne, a spokesman for the Urgences-Sante ambulance service.
    Another sad day in a bad month for Montreal.

  • #2
    La Presse has a good selection of photos of the incident.

    An update on the situation: 5 people are confirmed dead. These were the occupants of 2 cars that were crushed and trapped below the viaduct when it collapsed.


    • #3
      ^^Rest in peace ...

      Some crazy stuff. On related topic about collapsing bridges, we also had recently the same situation a few months ago, only different is that the bridge were still closed, still 1 died during the accident. And an 85 year old man got rescued from the rubbles.

      Inactive from May 1 2009.