A violent head-on collision killed a man in his twenties on the Route de la Bravoure near the intersection of Montolieu Street on Friday afternoon.
The accident occurred at approximately 2:45 pm, while a driver in his 20s traveling northbound attempted an overtaking maneuver.
The man in his 20s would have lost control of his car. He found himself in the opposite direction and there was a frontal collision with the vehicle traveling southsays Mayor Pier-Laurin, spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).
The two drivers were alone in their vehicle. The SQ indicates that the man who attempted the overtaking is dead.
The other driver, in his fifties, was seriously injured, but his life is not in danger.
Highway 573 was closed in both directions for several hours to allow investigators from the SQto determine the exact causes of the accident.