Ottawa man dies in head-on crash in west Quebec
Police say driver distraction could be to blame
An Ottawa man is dead after a head-on crash Friday afternoon in Pontiac, Que.
The crash happened around 4:40 p.m. on Highway 148 near 5th Concession.
The 42-year-old Gatineau driver of an eastbound car swerved and hit an oncoming car, MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais said in a release.
Ronald Arnold, 66, of Ottawa died in hospital.
Police say driver distraction could have played a role in the crash. Alcohol and speed have been ruled out.