The suspect is accused of ramming a van into a group of pedestrians last month. Three people died and several others were injured.
Suspect faces at least 12 charges, including attempted first-degree murder
The man who was arrested in the fatal pickup truck crash last month in Amqui, Que., now faces a slew of new charges, including three counts of first-degree murder.
On Tuesday, Steve Gagnon was also charged with nine counts of attempted murder.
According to police, Gagnon intentionally drove a pickup truck into a group of pedestrians on March 13. Initially, Gagnon was charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing death.
Three people — Simon-Guillaume Bourget, 41, Gérald Charest, 65, and Jean Lafrenière, 73 — died as a result of the accident.
Several others were injured.
The Gagnon case is expected to return to court on Wednesday.
Quebec AM11:37Local MP Kristina Michaud tries to make sense of the Amqui tragedy
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