A terrible accident involving three vehicles left two dead and six injured on the A1 motorway, on the border between Lille and Ronchin, on the night of August 27 to 28, 2021.
A terrible accident. Two people died and six others were injured in a shock involving three vehicles on the A1 motorway on the border between Lille and Ronchin, on the night of Friday 27 August to Saturday 28 August 2021.
According to the Departmental Fire and Rescue Service, the tragedy occurred around 1 a.m. The firefighters had to take care of two victims, prisoners of their vehicle. Despite the intervention of the emergency services, they were declared dead at the scene of the accident. It would be a young man and a young woman.
According to our colleagues from the Voix du Nord, the accident was caused by a car that entered the wrong way on the motorway, hitting head-on another vehicle, then a third was hit. It was the occupants of the reverse vehicle who were killed.
From now on, a police investigation will have to determine the exact circumstances of this terrible tragedy. Also according to our colleagues, the CRS des Quatre Cantons launched a call for witnesses to gather information on the accident. If you have any information, you can contact +33 3 20 19 49 40.
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