Have You Seen This? Buses, cop car and snow plow no match for icy Canadian street
Posted December 6, 2016
MONTREAL — Located in the province of Quebec, the Canadian city of Montreal averages about 82.5 inches of snowfall a year.
While residents and city planners are prepared for the challenges that icy roads and snow-laden streets present, that’s not always enough to keep accidents from happening — a concept with which Utahns are keenly familiar.
On Monday, a snow storm caused some real havoc on Côte du Beaver Hall and Viger Street when two buses, numerous cars, a police vehicle and even a snow plow/salt truck were unable to come to a complete stop due to icy conditions.
In a video compiled by Willem Shepherd, viewers can only watch with anxiety as vehicle after vehicle slides down the road — sometimes the wrong way. When a police car responds to the site of the accidents, even that driver ends up part of the report instead of taking one.
In an irony of ironies, a snow plow begins to slowly skid down the road, ultimately crashing into the turned around police car with a pronounced bang!
Luckily, there were only minor injuries as a result of the crash, according to CBC News.