A young man has died after a dirt bike accident in Quebec's Eastern Townships
A 20-year-old man died from his injuries Saturday night after a motocross accident in Stukely, Eastern Townships, about an hour east of Montreal.
Surete du Quebec (SQ) spokesperson Catherine Bernard said the accident occurred on a gravel road in the Chemin des Carrieres area, while the rider was "doing maneuvers" on a dirt bike.
The SQ reported that the motocross driver was not wearing a helmet while riding.
Late in the evening, police confirmed the death of the victim.
An investigation is underway to try to understand the circumstances of this accident.
-- this report by The Canadian Press was first published in French on June 19, 2021.