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Girl killed in Trappes: the driver indicted
MISCELLANEOUS – A motorist suspected of having hit Tuesday May 23 at Trappes (Yvelines) a six-year-old girl, who died shortly after the shockwas indicted this Thursday, May 25 for manslaughter by a driver who used narcotics, said the Versailles prosecutor’s office requested by AFP.
The 21-year-old woman was placed under judicial supervision, according to the same source. The driver had been tested positive for cannabis by a first test. A second, whose results are not yet known, must determine more precisely when she ingested this substance.
“She’s not crazy about the wheel”
“The driver said she had consumed cannabis a few days before”explained to AFP a source close to the file.
“She is very shocked, she does not shirk her responsibility. She’s not crazy about the wheel, she takes the measure of what happened”added this source.
According to a police source, the little girl was crossing the road by bicycle on Tuesday evening around 8:00 p.m. when she fell while climbing on the sidewalk. The driver, surprised, did not manage to avoid her and hit her, according to another police source.
The emergency services were unable to resuscitate the child, who was in cardiopulmonary arrest when they arrived. The little girl would have died following a head trauma, still according to information from our colleagues.
Road accidents aggravated by the consumption of narcotics have been at the heart of the news in recent days, after the death on Sunday of four people, including three young police officers, ofn a collision between a police vehicle and a another motorist who, according to the first elements of the investigation, was driving in the wrong direction. A national tribute was returned to them this Thursday morning in Roubaix in the presence of Emmanuel Macron.
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