Woman dead, man in critical condition after car falls into Lachine Canal

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The car went off the road near Dollard Avenue and Saint-Patrick Street in the city's LaSalle borough.  (Radio-Canada - image credit)
The car went off the road near Dollard Avenue and Saint-Patrick Street in the city's LaSalle borough. (Radio-Canada - image credit)

One woman is dead and a man is in critical condition after a car crashed into the Lachine Canal Monday.

The car went off the road after a collision at the intersection of Dollard Avenue and Saint-Patrick Street in the city's LaSalle borough before crashing down into the frozen canal.

Police and firefighters arrived at the scene around 9:30 a.m. Emergency responders removed both people from the vehicle upon arrival and the driver, a 71-year-old man, was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

A 73-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was declared dead at the scene.

The circumstances around the collision are unknown.

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