Vernon. Fatal accident: a woman dies after being hit by a van

Vernon. Fatal accident: a woman dies after being hit by a van
Vernon. Fatal accident: a woman dies after being hit by a van

By Arielle Bossuyt
Published on 22 Sep 22 at 18:15
updated on 22 Sep 22 at 18:18

The Vernonnais Democrat

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The fatal accident took place in front of the entrance to the Carrefour service station in Vernon (Eure). ©The Democrat

Fatal accident at Vernon (Eure). Thursday September 22towards 15 hoursa woman in her sixties, living in St. Marcelwas crossing a pedestrian crossing on Boulevard Isambard when she made crash into by a van of society.

Witnesses alerted the driver

At the wheel of the vehicle, a young man from 21 years old. The latter was about to turn towards the Carrefour service station and would not have seen the pedestrian, “located in the blind spot of the vehicle”, according to the police.

“He felt a shock but did not immediately understand that he had hit a passerby. These are witnesses who alerted the driver. »

Vernon Police Station Commanding Officer

Leg injuries and bleeding

The victim suffered from injuries to the legs and had the hand crushed.

The rescuers of SMUR were dispatched to the scene to stop thehemorrhage and practiced a heart massage waiting for the arrival of helicopter. Indeed, the vital prognosis of the victim was engaged.

Driver taken into custody

In the end, all their efforts could not lead to a happy ending since the woman unfortunately succumbed has his injuries 17 hours.

The 21-year-old driver was heard by the police and placed in jail.

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