Old drone footage goes viral showing Quebec road destroyed by landslide (VIDEO)

Jun 8 2022, 4:26 pm

No, this isn’t footage from a post-apocalyptic Marvel movie. It’s a Quebec road.

Magnificent drone footage captured by YouTuber Optique video in 2021 went viral on Twitter and Reddit over the weekend.

The footage shows hi-def views of route 112 in Thetford Mines, a road that was decimated by a landslide in 2009.

The old road ran along route 112 near the Lac dā€™amiante Mine but a massive two-kilometre-wide crater collapsed it in the middle of the night between Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine and Black-Lake in Thetford Mines, due to nearby mining works.

Using a GoPro HERO 9 action camera drone, the YouTuber caught absolutely mesmerizing footage. Titled “The Disaster,” the footage is only finally receiving the viewership it deserves after being retweeted on June 6 by Twitter user @crazyfunnystuff.

The tweet itself has gathered over 178,000 views since being reshared.

Set to the soundtrack of “Experience” by Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi, the original footage is a spectacular example that demonstrates how powerful Mother Nature can be.

Naturally, Quebecers on Twitter couldn’t help but take stabs at the province’s roads after the retweet started gaining traction.

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