Woman crushed to death by her own car in Ormstown

A 66-year-old woman was crushed to death by her own car on Monday afternoon in Ormstown, Montérégie. The tragedy occurred around 12:45 p.m., in the driveway of the victim’s residence, on Route 138-A.

According to our information, the sexagenarian had just parked her vehicle and got out of it, while talking on the phone with a friend.



MAXIME DELAND/QMI AGENCY

At some point, his interlocutor would have heard the victim cry out, before the line cut.

It is that the woman would have seen her car start to move forward on its own, possibly because the handbrake had not been activated.



Photo QMI AGENCY, MAXIME DELAND

While trying to slow down his vehicle, the victim was hit by it and went under the wheels.

She reportedly remained stuck under the vehicle for some time.



Photo QMI AGENCY, MAXIME DELAND

The victim was taken to hospital, where he was unfortunately pronounced dead.

Investigators and collision investigation specialists from the Sûreté du Québec were dispatched to the scene to try to establish the cause of the tragedy and the sequence of events that led to the death.

The article is in French

Canada

Tags: Woman crushed death car Ormstown

NEXT June 1, 1986, the day Canada rocked France in soccer