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Three teenagers killed in road accident in Normandy

2021-07-24T16:11:08.674Z

Three 16-year-old teenagers died following a road accident that occurred overnight from Friday to Saturday in Amfreville-sous-les-Monts ...



Three 16-year-old teenagers died following a road accident that took place overnight from Friday to Saturday in Amfreville-sous-les-Monts (Eure), we learned from the firefighters and the gendarmerie .

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The accident happened around 2:30 in the morning in a built-up area.

The Kangoo-type vehicle, with six people on board, crashed into a wall.

Two 16-year-old teenagers died instantly and two others of the same age were evacuated in absolute emergency by the firefighters.

One of the two died of his injuries in hospital.

Two other boys, aged 17 and 18, were more lightly injured.

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In view of the violence of the impact, the vehicle was clearly not traveling at 50 km / h

", according to the gendarmerie, who specified that the vehicle had turned over after the impact.

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An investigation has been opened for manslaughter. Toxicological analyzes relating to the driver's blood alcohol level are in progress. According to the regional daily Paris Normandie, the driver was celebrating his hiring on a permanent contract and one of the passengers was celebrating his 16th birthday.

Source: lefigaro

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