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A customs officer hit by a car during a control in the Drôme

2020-09-22T17:02:00.089Z

The vehicle involved was reportedly intercepted a few moments later by the departmental road safety squadron.



A customs officer was struck and seriously injured by a car that fled Tuesday, September 22 at the end of the afternoon at the Tain-l'Hermitage (Drôme) toll, said firefighters from the department.

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The victim, aged 39, was transported to hospital in Valencia "

in a state of absolute emergency

", according to the same source.

According to the regional daily

Le Dauphiné Libéré

, the vehicle in question was intercepted a few moments later by the departmental road safety squadron of Drôme and its two occupants were taken into custody. The agent of the Romans-sur-Isère brigade was hit while carrying out a classic control mission, according to the regional customs department. His vital prognosis was not engaged at the time of his transport to hospital, according to a source close to the investigation.

Source: lefigaro

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