The facts occurred during the night from Saturday to Sunday in Strasbourg.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m., on the Fustel-de-Coulanges quay, not far from the Civil Hospital, a 40-year-old motorist hit a pole.

The firefighters intervened and found the victim in cardio-respiratory arrest on their arrival.

The emergency services carried out cardio-pulmonary resuscitation maneuvers, indicates the Bas-Rhin Fire and Rescue Service (Sdis).

In vain.

The 40-year-old was declared dead by the doctor on the spot.


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