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Four Persons Injured (1941) | Surnames: Diabo, Jocks, Martel, Poirier

Four persons were injured when an automobile in which they were riding struck a horse on the Montreal – Caughnawaga road at 8 o’clock Saturday night.

The injured, all of whom were taken to Caughnawaga Hospital for treatment, were Paul Emile Martel, 40 of St Maurice (Terrebonne), driver of the auto: Mr. and Mrs. A. Poirier, 40 and 32 years old respectively of 1027 Woodland avenue, Verdun and Victoran Poirier, 27 of Valleyfield. Martel suffered a broken arm and the other tree victims excaped with mnor cuts and bruises.

The accident was investigated by Provincial Det. . Pinard and Traffic Officer P.E. Leduc, who reported that there were two horses owned by Angus Diabo, Caughnawaga Indian on the highway when the car came along In swerving to avoid one of the horses, the motorist struck the second. The auto left the highway and overturned in a ditch following the collission. The horse was so badly injured it had to be destroye don the scene by Police Chief John Jocks of Caugnawaga.

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