An accident occurred Thursday in Poigny, near Provins (Seine-et-Marne).

While on a bicycle, a 12-year-old child was hit by a car around 8:30 p.m., reports

Le Parisien


The young boy was seriously injured.

He was transported to Necker Hospital in Paris.

His vital prognosis was engaged, according to our colleagues.

The driver was driving without a license and without insurance

According to the first elements of the investigation, the child was driving in the opposite direction on the left side of Avenue du Parc.

He would then have liked to fall back on a cycle path on the right.

But by then, a car would have arrived at high speed.

The 24-year-old driver of the vehicle struck the boy's bicycle from behind.

Domiciled in Longueville, the motorist was taken into police custody.

His blood alcohol and drug tests after the accident were negative.

However, according to the police, the young man was driving without a driver's license and without insurance.

Faced with the police, he would have recognized that he was driving very fast, "between 110 and 120 km / h", during the events.


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