A car hit a terrace at rue Guy Moquet, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, this Thursday evening, causing one death and one seriously injured, shortly before 11 p.m., according to firefighters.
The accident occurred at the Aux Sports bar, rue Guy Moquet.
The precise circumstances of the accident remain to be clarified.
According to a police source, it could be a public highway accident.
The vehicle would have strongly collided with another parked vehicle, which then deported to the terrace of the Parisian bar.
The vehicle is still there, but the driver is said to have fled.
The sector of rue Sauffroy, in the 17th arrondissement, should be avoided because of an "ongoing police operation", recommends the police headquarters.
# Paris17 rue Sauffroy
Police operation in progress.
Avoid the area.
- Police Prefecture (@prefpolice) July 29, 2021
Many people remain in shock and have been taken care of by the emergency services.
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