October 11, 2017 8:53 am

Man hospitalized after car crashes into Boisbriand tree

WATCH ABOVE: A man was hospitalized after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree in the Lionel Bertrand exit from Highway 640 West Tuesday night.

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A 62-year-old man was hospitalized after he lost control of his car and hit a tree in Boisbriand Tuesday night.

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The man lost control on a curve while exiting Highway 640 West at the Lionel Bertrand exit around 9 p.m.

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“We are still investigating the cause of the crash,” said Thérèse-de-Blainville inter-municipality police  spokesperson Luc Larocque.

The tree was located a few metres from the road and the car hit the tree at a significant speed.

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The driver was alone in the car and transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He’s in stable condition Wednesday morning.

The Lionel Bertrand exit from Highway 640 West was closed until 3:30 a.m. Wednesday as investigators processed the scene of the crash.

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