Driver in fatal Kahnawake crash faces 22 charges

Fatal Kahnawake crash leads to charges
ABOVE: A 21-year-old man is facing several charges in connection with a crash in Kahnawake that killed two men and injured several others. Global's Dan Spector reports.

Anthony Angus Robertson, 22, is facing 22 charges in relation to a fatal accident in Kahnawake.

He appeared in a Longueuil court Monday.

The charges include impaired driving causing death, criminal negligence causing death, dangerous driving causing death, leaving the scene and more.

The crash happened on Veterans Boulevard, a residential street, around 3 a.m. Saturday.

David Lahache, interim public relations officer with the Kahnawake Mohawk Peacekeepers — the local police force in Kahnawake — said the driver lost control of his vehicle and hit a guard rail.

The vehicle then landed on a parked pick-up truck before bursting into flames.

WATCH: Fatal crash leaves Kahnawake residents shaken

Fatal crash leaves Kahnawake residents shaken
Fatal crash leaves Kahnawake residents shaken

Two men, aged 21 and 17, were killed in the crash.

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Three other occupants of the vehicle — all women from Châteaguay — were rushed to hospital for treatment.

The driver sustained minor injuries.

In a news release Sunday, Lahache said one of the victims, aged 18, was still listed as critical, having suffered severe head and neck injuries.

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Another, also 18, remains in the ICU of a Montreal-area hospital with a fractured spine and other internal injuries that will require additional surgery.

A 19-year-old was also treated for a broken arm, as well as cuts and bruises.