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8-year-old child hit by motorcycle in Beauvais: suspect released


Highlights: The 21-year-old driver of a two-wheeler who hit a child in France will be tried next July. The hearing has been postponed to reduce the media tension created by the incident. "My client is absolutely not being prosecuted for this," the driver's lawyer said. The boy's mother declined to comment on her son's case. The incident occurred on Sunday in the city of Beauvais, in the south of France, near the border with Belgium. The driver of the two-wheeled vehicle has been charged with causing an injury to a child.

The 21-year-old man who hit the child last Sunday, seriously injuring him, will be tried next July. By then, he has been released.

Scheduled for Wednesday, the hearing in immediate appearance of the alleged perpetrator of the motorcycle accident that occurred Sunday, in Beauvais, and which seriously injured Leo, an 8-year-old child, has been postponed to July 26. The defense asked for a delay to apply for "the insurance guarantee fund" and, incidentally, to reduce the media tension created by this dramatic incident.

On the day of the events, around 20 p.m., Samih, riding a motocross, tried to escape a police control and took the back alley at the intersection between Avenue du 8-Mai-1945 and Avenue de Champagne, in the Argentine district. He hit the child. Taken to the hospital of Amiens, where he is still under surveillance, Leo was issued 30 days of ITT (temporary interruption of work) "subject to subsequent complication," said the prosecutor of the Republic.

Urban rodeo? "My client is absolutely not being prosecuted for this"

While the case was not examined in detail, Samih, the 20-year-old driver of the two-wheeler, was presented with the charges against him: "Unintentional injury with incapacity not exceeding three months per driver of a land vehicle", "wilful breach of a duty of safety or prudence", "violation of the Highway Code by driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle" and "acts of rebellion" against the police officers who came. challenge him.

At the bar, the young man simply offered his "apologies to the little boy and his family". Placed under judicial control, he left with his parents, without speaking. The same goes for the mother of the injured boy, who declined to comment. Only the defense lawyer, Me Domitille Risbourg, provided some clarifications.

The first was urban rodeos. "My client is absolutely not being prosecuted for this," she said. He wasn't caught doing a rear wheel, he just drove through the Argentine neighborhood to reach the dirt roads north of the city. He was helmeted and it was because he was driving without a registration that he fled. The lawyer also stressed that her client was "unknown to the police or the justice system." "He admitted the facts in police custody and takes responsibility."

Source: leparis

All news articles on 2023-06-01

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