The incident occurred in the town of Tours (Center of the country). They were part of a school group consisting of 25 persons, of them minor, 23 heading his school to a sports field. The driver of the vehicle of the gendarmerie could lose control and skidding because of an oil slick. There was no any traces of alcohol in his blood. An eight-year-old girl died Monday and seven others are severely wounded in France after having been hit by a vehicle of the gendarmerie, as reported by the prctura of Tours (Center of the country).
According to the last still provisional balance, the accident caused a total 16 wounded. They were part of a school group consisting of 25 persons, of them minor, 23 heading his school to a sports field, said a spokesman for the prctura of Tours. The source explained that the accident took place in the early hours of the afternoon in a Bower of Joue-les-Tours, to the South of Tours, for reasons still unknown. We are dealing with priority of children, added the spokesman, who indicated that he has launched a psychological support cell. The most seriously injured were hospitalized immediately in Tours, while some less serious were treated to a medical space improvised in the stadium of rugby to that heading, France Info said. Several French media considered the possibility that the driver of the vehicle of the gendarmerie to lose control and derrapara because of a stain of oil, but so far this hypothesis has not been confirmed officially. According to the breathalyzer test carried out to the driver of the vehicle, for thirty years, in his blood there any traces of alcohol or narcotic drugs.
For the outcome of blood tests carried out will have to wait even a few days, said the radio station France Info. The French State, Nicolas Sarkozy, j expressed its deep regret on the occasion of this tragic accident and called for a quick investigation to determine the causes of the same. The Ministers of the Interior, Claude Gueant, and national education, Luc Chatel, visiting the site of the drama this Tuesday morning. Source of the news: A girl dead and 16 injured after being hit by a police car in the Centre of France