Montreal: La Fontaine tunnel closed southbound due to collision

An accident forced the closure of the Louis Hyppolite-La Fontaine tunnel to the South Shore of Montreal on Monday morning.

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The closure of this major highway was announced around 6:30 a.m. by the Quebec 511 service on Twitter.

The accident involved three vehicles and a cube truck and caused a fire in the tunnel, but was quickly brought under control by the emergency services.

The tunnel will remain closed to traffic while operations last, the Ministry of Transport said.

Around 7 a.m., a monster traffic jam formed on Highway 25 southbound to the Anjou interchange.


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