The driver of the automobile that caused a fatal accident Tuesday March 16 in Blois, after a refusal to conform, was indicted for aggravated manslaughter and his passenger for non-assistance to anybody in peril, introduced Sunday March 21 the prosecutor de Blois in a press launch.
The accident occurred on Tuesday round 6:45 p.m. A motorist touring at excessive pace in the north-west of Blois ran a purple gentle and refused to cease at the request of an unmarked police automobile, which l ‘chased. The automobile, a Golf occupied by three folks who didn't have their seat belts, continues its course and once more burns a number of fires whereas the police abandon its pursuit. The accident then occurred, the Golf hitting two vehicles, the drivers of which have been barely injured.
A 16-year-old younger man, initially recognized as the driver however who was the truth is the proper entrance passenger, fled, whereas the different two males, recognized for widespread legal offenses, have been hospitalized in a state critical. The 15-year-old proper rear passenger died Thursday March 18 from head and chest accidents.
“At the time of the accident, the Golf vehicle was no longer being pursued by any police vehicle whatsoever”, underlines the press launch from the prosecution. The investigation is being carried out by the Blois safety brigade. An automotive professional has been appointed.
The passenger indicted for non-assistance to an individual in peril
The 18-year-old driver was indicted on Saturday for refusal to conform, murder and aggravated manslaughter. He was remanded in custody. He had beforehand been convicted of driving with no license. The blood take a look at revealed the presence of hashish. While in police custody, he defined that he didn't cease at the request of the police as a result of he didn't have the allow, that he had already been arrested on this topic and feared “To go to prison”.
The passenger who had fled was indicted for failing to help an individual in peril. He was underneath judicial supervision for additional investigations at the time of the details. He was positioned in an academic dwelling. He informed investigators that he ran away to his father to clarify to him that his two pals had had an accident with out telling him that he was in the automobile.
The accident had led to an evening of city violence on this often peaceable city, with barricades, mortar hearth, in addition to vehicles and a fuel station set on hearth.