MONTREAL — A man in his 50s and his 16-year-old daughter were killed after their motorcycle struck a car in front of them that had stopped so the driver could let a family of ducks pass in the road on Montreal's South Shore.
A woman in her 40s, the teen's mother, was seriously injured when her motorcycle hit the same car.
She was listed in stable condition Monday morning, Quebec provincial police Sgt. Richard Gagne said. All three were wearing helmets.
The accident occurred about 7:20 p.m. Sunday on Highway 30 in Candiac — about 30 kilometres south of Montreal.
A woman stopped her car in the middle of the road to allow some ducks to pass in the roadway, Gagne said.
The teenager's mother, riding on one motorcycle behind the car, and her husband and the couple's daughter on another motorcycle, "didn't have time to react" and veer away, he added.
The father died right away and his daughter succumbed to her injured during the night, Gagne said.
The driver of the car was not hurt. Gagne said she may face charges in the case. "One thing is for sure, it is forbidden to immobilize your vehicle in the middle of the road unless it is an extreme emergency," he said.