An 80-year-old man was hit by a Samu vehicle in intervention in Chambéry (Savoie), this Sunday at the start of the afternoon.

The accident took place in a street in the city center, reports

Le Dauphiné Libéré


The rear-view mirror of the emergency vehicle struck the octogenarian who was crossing the lane.

Siren and flashing light were visibly on

The man was thrown off balance and his head hit the ground as he fell.

He was transported in serious condition to hospital in Chambéry.

A police investigation has been opened to determine the circumstances of the accident.

According to the first elements, the siren and the flashing light of the vehicle were well lit, specifies the regional daily.

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