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An accident involving a cement truck occurred this morning at approximately 8:45 a.m. on MacLaren Road, Wakefield sector. The 48 year old driver, who was alone, was trapped in the vehicle for several minutes before the La Pêche Fire Department was able to free him from the vehicle. The firefighters had to use the jaws of life.

The victim was transported by ambulance to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is still ongoing to determine the cause and circumstances of the accident. A portion of MacLaren Road is still closed to traffic.