Toulouse. Hit by cannabis positive driver, seriously injured cyclist
Through Laurent Derne
The shock was severe. Wednesday November 10, 2021, around 7:30 p.m., a 30 year old woman that was circulating by bike was hit head-on by a motorist, on theRamier Island, In Toulouse. Support by the emergency services with a vital prognosis committed, “his days will no longer be in danger”, police source.
He crosses the white strip
The veil on the exact circumstances of this accident begins to lift. According to the first elements of the police investigation, it seems that the driver in question dislocated to overtake the car that preceded it. “She was not driving fast enough according to him,” said the same source.
This 24 year old man would then crossed the white strip central separation and hit head-on the cyclist which occurred in the opposite direction and which he would not have seen. The latter is said to be suffering from several fractures.
Aggravating detail: the first toxicological analyzes showed that it was cannabis positive at the time of shock. The blood alcohol level turned out to be negative.
The custody of the accused was extended yesterday by the parquet From toulouse. The investigations, which are continuing, have been entrusted to Judicial support group (GAJ).
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