The driver of a car who stopped to let
ducks cross the road could face charges in the deaths of two
motorcycle riders, police say.
A middle-aged man and his teenaged
daughter, who was a passenger on his motorcycle, were killed when
they slammed into the stopped car. The girl’s mother, on another
motorcycle, also hit the car and was seriously injured.
The collisions happened early on Sunday
evening near Candiac, Quebec. The car driver had stopped in the road
to let some ducks get by, police said. They added that the
motorcyclists did not have time to react. The father was killed
immediately, but the daughter survived for a while and died that
Police pointed out that it’s illegal to
stop in the middle of a highway except for an "extreme emergency."
Ducks, police said, do not qualify as an emergency, and a driver who
stops in the roadway for them could be charged with commission of an