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Sûreté du Québec officers are investigating after the driver fled the scene following an early morning accident January 27 on Highway 40 westbound near St. Lazare’s Exit 26 that left his vehicle overturned on the grassy median. SQ spokesperson Sgt. Ingrid Asselin said the case is being treated as a hit and run. Witnesses at the scene said the male driver left the scene on foot immediately after the 8:40 a.m. accident. “We don’t yet know why,” she said. Anyone who witnessed the event or has information on the driver can contact police at (450) 424-1212.