Man in critical condition after Montreal car-surfing incident
A 22-year-old man is in critical but stable condition in hospital after a car-surfing incident in Montreal overnight.
According to police, it happened in a parking lot on Mount Royal, at around 1:45 a.m. on Saturday.
Witnesses told police the man was car surfing when a maneuver by the driver caused him to fall.
Police spokesperson Daniel Lacoursière said the victim suffered serious head injuries as a result.
The driver of the vehicle — an 18-year-old man — was arrested and detained for questioning.
He was released late Saturday afternoon, after a promise to appear in Quebec criminal court in a month’s time.
He faces charges of dangerous driving causing bodily harm and causing bodily harm by criminal negligence.
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