A dramatic accident occurred Thursday morning in Rueil-Malmaison (Hauts-de-Seine).

A homeless man died after being run over by a garbage truck around 7 a.m.

The man was wrapped in a carpet and asleep on the sidewalk, reports

Actu Hauts-de-Seine


But part of his body was sticking out on the road.

The garbage collectors, who intervened to pick up a pile of bulky items, did not see the unfortunate, explains the town hall to our colleagues.

He could not be revived by firefighters.

The driver in custody

The driver, very shocked, was placed in police custody, indicates

Le Parisien


Blood alcohol and drug tests were negative.

An investigation has been opened to determine the circumstances of this tragedy.

The company Sepur, which owns the dump truck, assured that the vehicle showed no anomaly and that the driver had received the right training.

The company promises to improve security processes.


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