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Accident on the A6: after the death of a teenage girl, the bus driver indicted

After the accident of the AU bus which led to the death of a 14-year-old girl, the driver of the vehicle was arrested. indicted for homicide and involuntary injury. The reasons for the tragedy still remain "undetermined".

The coach driver involved in the crime in the fatal accident which occurred on the A6, in Côte-d'Or, on the night of Saturday ' Sunday, wasé indicted for "manslaughter" and placed under judicial control on Monday March 4. The prosecutor of the Republic of Dijon, Olivier Caracotch, indicated in his press release; that the driver, âgé aged 63 and residing in Gap, is also being prosecuted for "unintentional injuries". The man is now prohibited from driving a public transport vehicle and from entering into contact with the victims, at least for the duration of the investigation. ecirc;te.

The accident in which a 14-year-old girl died and around ten people was reported injured,   "including an adult seriously injured " an upper limb" according to the prosecution, it was produced on the A6, near Chailly-sur-Armen, near Eguilly. The public transport vehicle counted on around fifty passengers on board, including 41 children aged 5 to 10 years old. 15 years old and around ten adults. The coach lay down. on the side in the middle of the highway. Leaving Andelys, in Eure, the vehicle was to reach Saint-Léger-les -Larch trees in the Alps to take the children to summer camp.

The reasons for the accident "still undetermined"

The investigation opened for homicide and involuntary injuries must make it possible to understand how the accident could have taken place. Among the avenues considered, that of the fatigue of the driver who "thinks he has dozed off" according to the instructions of the prosecution. Which one specified? on March 4 that the reasons for the tragedy still remain "undetermined". The driver's blood alcohol and drug tests came back negative. As for the research carried out on the sideé of the company owner of the coach, located in Hautes-Alpes, they “do not allow" at this stage to notice any anomaly in the driving times or the condition of the vehicle" always according to the prosecution. "The first findings leave à think that the vehicle, for an as yet undetermined reason, has moved away from the vehicle. on the right of the road, biting the shoulder, before lying down, he added.

Regarding the traffic and weather conditions at the time of the accident, the mayor of Eguilly explained that: in the media on Sunday March 3 that it was raining a lot, but without this reducing visibility. And in the middle of the night, road traffic was smooth according to the editor.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116