The investigation is progressing slowly, four days after the tragedy.

Saturday evening, a 14-year-old teenager was killed in a collision in Gâvre, north of Loire-Atlantique.

The victim was in the back of a scooter, driven by a 15-year-old young man, when they were struck from behind by the driver of a van at around 8:30 p.m.

The pilot of the two-wheeler survived but was seriously injured and transported to the Nantes University Hospital.

Blain's gendarmerie launched a call for witnesses Tuesday on social networks to find out more about the circumstances of the tragedy.

The driver of the van was drunk

According to the



, the driver of the van was indicted earlier this week.

The 40-year-old man was driving with almost two grams of alcohol per liter of blood when the fatal accident occurred.

He was remanded in custody.


Nantes: Mown by an alcoholic motorist, a deceased pedestrian


Finistère: Two bikers killed in an accident involving a drunk driver

  • Accident

  • Miscellaneous

  • Call for witnesses

  • Collision

  • Teenager

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