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One dead and several injured in an accident on the A26 towards the coast of Pas-de-Calais

2022-08-13T14:57:53.895Z

Several members of the same family were injured. A 75-year-old man died and several of his relatives were injured on Saturday in an accident on the A26 motorway towards the Pas-de-Calais coast, firefighters and gendarmes said. This accident, which occurred in the middle of a day classified red at the national level due to the crossover of holidaymakers, led to several kilometers of slowdowns. Read alsoHoliday crossover: 40 years ago, the Beaun



A 75-year-old man died and several of his relatives were injured on Saturday in an accident on the A26 motorway towards the Pas-de-Calais coast, firefighters and gendarmes said.

This accident, which occurred in the middle of a day classified red at the national level due to the crossover of holidaymakers, led to several kilometers of slowdowns.

Read alsoHoliday crossover: 40 years ago, the Beaune accident changed road safety rules

Saturday at midday, two vehicles driving together, coming from Meurthe-et-Moselle and heading towards the Channel coast, collided a few hundred meters from the Setques toll (Pas-de-Calais) , said the Saint-Omer gendarmerie platoon.

A third car was also hit, according to the same source.

The passenger of one of the first two cars, a 75-year-old man, died, and the 73-year-old driver of his vehicle was seriously injured and rushed to hospital, firefighters said.

It would be his wife, according to the

Voix du Nord

, which specifies that the couple was going on vacation with members of their family, including two children, traveling in the second car.

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In addition to the driver, 5 people traveling in the three vehicles were injured more lightly according to the firefighters: two thirty-year-olds, a three-year-old girl, and a 65-year-old man and woman.

They were all transported to the nearby Helfaut hospital center, near Saint-Omer.

Source: lefigaro

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