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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.

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