Perpignan police intervened to dislodge a car stuck on the tracks and threatening to be hit by a train in the Pyrénées-Orientales prefecture.

After driving off the road, the vehicle was in danger of being hit by a train.

On the spot, the officials carried out an alcohol screening which turned out to be positive.

The 28-year-old driver was also driving without a valid driver's license.

A freight train stopped in time

Informed, the SNCF was able to interrupt traffic on this line in time.

In particular the passage of a freight train, stopped in time.

The train having been blocked for two hours, she filed a complaint for obstructing traffic.

The vehicle was impounded.

The driver will appear in court in September.


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