SAINT-SAMUEL | A girl just 1 year old died crushed by a van on Saturday afternoon in the courtyard of a residence in Saint-Samuel, in Center-du-Quebec.
The tragedy occurred on the 3rd rank West at 1:30 pm when a man driving the vehicle pulled back and crushed the child.
According to information shared by the Sûrete du Quebec (SQ), the death of the small victim was noted on the spot.
"For a reason yet to be determined, the driver of the truck recoiled in a private entrance and that is when the collision occurred with the child of 1 year and a few months," said Agent Louis -Philippe Bibeau of the SQ.
An investigation was opened to understand the causes and circumstances of this sad event.