A truck driver was sentenced Tuesday in Draguignan to three years imprisonment including 18 months suspended.

He is at the origin of an accident with a school bus in which two high school girls were killed seven years ago, in Pourrières (Var).

On March 27, 2014, a minibus returning from the Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume high school was violently struck by a heavy vehicle on the Nationale 7. Two high school girls aged 15 and 17, Julia and Héléna, were killed on the road. the shot.

The driver of the minibus also condemned

The driver of the heavy vehicle was convicted of "involuntary homicides" and also receives a one-year driving license suspension, in accordance with the prosecution's requisitions during the trial before the Draguignan criminal court. At the time of the accident, he was speeding, says France 3 Provence Alpes Côte-d'Azur. During his hearing, he said he was very marked by this event. The man had also been hospitalized in psychiatry for three months.

The 28-year-old driver of the minibus, in whom an analysis had revealed traces of narcotic, was sentenced to a three-month suspension of his driving license and a fine of 750 euros.

The Bourlin transport company, which provided school transport in the town of Pourrières and which was prosecuted for multiple breaches, has been released.


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