It is a tragedy that occurred on Wednesday evening on the A1 motorway.

Four people including a teenager died following the collision in Pas-de-Calais of two vehicles, one of which was traveling in the wrong direction.

A 15-year-old teenager, who had been transported to the Lille CHR in serious condition, died Thursday, according to the Arras prosecutor's office.

A car driving in the wrong direction on the highway

The other victims, a 60-year-old woman who was driving the vehicle traveling in the wrong direction, a young man and a young woman aged 21 and 19 who were with the teenager in the second vehicle, were declared dead on Wednesday evening at the scene. of the accident by the SMUR doctor.

The firefighters were called shortly before 10 p.m. for this "face-to-face" collision between two cars on the A1 motorway, in the Lille-Paris direction, near Izel-lès-Equerchins.

An investigation into the cause of death has been opened.

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