A 38-year-old craftsman was indicted and imprisoned on Monday after a 25-year-old woman died in a road accident on Friday evening. He was heavily intoxicated.
A 38-year-old craftsman, involved in a fatal accident on Friday in Pas-de-Calais, has been indicted for manslaughter and imprisoned, the Arras prosecutor’s office announced on Monday. According to information from The voice of the North, the man driving a van tested positive with 3.39g/l of alcohol in the blood.
This road accident occurred Friday evening near Beugny. A 25-year-old woman from Lebucquière died on the D930, between Bapaume and Cambrai, after colliding with the van. Her dog also died in the accident.
According to The voice of the Norththe driver of the van had taken part in an alcoholic meal and had continued the evening in a bar near Bapaume.
Placed in pre-trial detention
In addition to his blood alcohol level, the man was driving beyond the speed limit. According to the first investigations, he was traveling at 95 km / h, instead of the 80 km / h authorized on the secondary road.
A judicial investigation is in open detention, and the motorist has been placed on temporary leave, “because of the risk of repetition”, according to the Arras prosecution.
The investigation must determine if other people could be responsible for this tragic accident, in particular before the motorist took to the road.