Teen dies in accident near Quebec City

Teen dies in accident near Quebec City
Teen dies in accident near Quebec City

A 17-year-old is dead after losing control of his vehicle and ending up in a river.

Presse Canadienne

Updated: July 1, 2018

A Sûreté du Québec car.

A Sûreté du Québec car. Graham Hughes / The Canadian Press

LA PRESSE CANADIENNE

MONTREAL — A 17-year-old died Sunday after losing control of his vehicle just before 3 p.m. in St-Marc-des-Carrières, near Quebec City.

According to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the victim lost control on a curve and ended up in a river.

He was found unconscious in his vehicle which was upside down in the water.

Speed and inexperience may have caused the accident, according to the SQ.

The teen was from Deschambault-Grondines. He was declared dead in hospital.

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