Snowmobile Deaths Were at a Record High in Quebec This Season

March 26, 2015, Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by: Robert Deutschmann, Personal Injury Lawyer

In what has been a disappointing season from a safety perspective, the number of deaths attributed to snowmobiling in Ontario and Quebec was high this year. In fact Quebec saw a huge increase in deaths over last year, with a four year old boy being the latest to die in Quebec. The Sûreté du Québec reports at least 28 fatalities so far this year. That is almost double the number last year, and this season is not over yet.

Many Ontario riders and Americans head to the 32,000 km of trails in Quebec. The Sûreté du Québec are attributing the high number of deaths unsafe ice conditions, speeding and alcohol, and plan to step up both education and enforcement on the trails in upcoming seasons.

 

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