[PHOTOS] Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

A man whose abilities were visibly impaired by alcohol caused a violent collision in a Lévis highway ramp where he was traveling in the wrong direction, on the night of Saturday to Sunday.

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The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) went to the interchange connecting Highway 20 West to Highway 73 South, around 11 p.m., because of a violent face-to-face.


[PHOTOS]  Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

“A drunk driver drove into the opposite direction and hit another motorist. His own vehicle then caught fire, ”explains Stéphane Tremblay, spokesperson for the SQ.


[PHOTOS]  Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

The 33-year-old driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries, as did the 18-year-old who was driving the second vehicle.


[PHOTOS]  Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

They were both taken to hospital, but the nature of their injuries is not known.


[PHOTOS]  Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

A third car was also involved in the collision, but it only suffered material damage.


[PHOTOS]  Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

The drunk driver from Quebec was arrested for driving while impaired by alcohol.


[PHOTOS]  Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

Blood tests were taken while he was in hospital, but he was later released on a promise to appear.


[PHOTOS]  Drunk driving: he makes a face-to-face in the opposite direction in Lévis

The ramp connecting the two highways was closed for just over two hours to allow for scene cleanup.

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