Mix of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain descend on Montreal Sunday

Urgences-Santé warned of slippery conditions on city streets and sidewalks as Montreal was hit by a cocktail of snow, ice pellets and rain Sunday.

Urgences-Santé said it received a large number of calls about falls in Montreal, Laval

After a relatively mild week, parts of southern Quebecer were hit with freezing rain Sunday. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

A cocktail of snow, ice pellets, rain and freezing rain hit Montreal Sunday. 

As of late afternoon, freezing rain warnings were lifted across the province.

Urgences-Santé operations chief Stéphane Smith said they received about 150 calls per hour in Laval and Montreal, mostly due to weather-related injuries.

With files from CBC's Matt D'Amours