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"She was adored by all": the shattered life of Miriam, hit by a scooter in the middle of Paris


This 31-year-old young woman, originally from Italy, died on Wednesday June 16 after being run over in a pedestrian area. The two passengers on the scooter fled.


Goodbye adorable Miriam, your smile will always remain in our hearts



So young .... Condolences


On Miriam's Facebook account, the farewell messages are pouring in.

Shocked, her friend Catherine describes to us a "



young woman

, "

adored by all

", who "


had a



Originally from Tuscany and living in France for ten years, this 31-year-old young woman died on Wednesday June 16, two days after being violently hit by a scooter in the middle of Paris, on the night of Sunday 13 to Monday. June 14.

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That evening, Miriam leaves an Italian restaurant in the 6th arrondissement where she is responsible.

She then left to join a colleague and her boyfriend on the banks of the Seine at the level of the Georges Pompidou pedestrian path, not far from the Pont au Change.

At around 12:40 a.m., while they were walking, an electric scooter with two women on it crashed into Miriam.

The shock was so severe that she suffered a heart attack and a severe head trauma.

In a coma, she died two days later, on June 16.

The two passengers on the scooter fled.

To make matters worse, when Miriam was on the ground, some passers-by took the opportunity to steal things from her ...

An open investigation

An investigation has been opened on the count of intentional homicide by driver, aggravated by the hit-and-run, indicates the Paris prosecutor's office in



The investigations were entrusted to the service of judicial treatment of accidents (STJA).

The investigators launched a call for witnesses, plastered along the quays of the Seine, in order to find the two fugitives.


Anyone who has been a witness (...) is requested to take immediate contact (24 hours a day) with the investigating service (...) Tel: 01-44-08-62-70

", can we read about this call for witnesses.

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Stunned and inconsolable, Miriam's family awaits answers but does not wish to speak at this time. “

I wanted to tell everyone that Miriam had an accident, her condition is very serious and the doctors have not given us hope. On behalf of the whole family, we thank you in advance for your kindness but please respect our need for silence,

”wrote on Facebook one of his family members on June 15, the day after this terrible accident.

Source: lefigaro

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