A woman dies after being hit by a train in Vendée, two passengers taken care of after feeling unwell

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The accident occurred near a level crossing in Montréverd (Vendée). The victim, who was traveling on foot, was around forty years old. An investigation was opened and entrusted to the gendarmerie. According to the first elements, it could be a suicide. Two trains were immobilized for approximately three hours. Two passengers fell ill, requiring one person to be transported to hospital.

A woman walking on foot was hit by a train at this level crossing on Saturday May 11 in Montréverd. | GOOGLE STREET VIEW


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  • A woman walking on foot was hit by a train at this level crossing on Saturday May 11 in Montréverd. | GOOGLE STREET VIEW

A dramatic accident cost the life of a woman in her forties on Saturday May 11, 2024 in the evening in Vendée. Traveling on foot, she was hit by the Intercités train coming from Bordeaux and heading towards Nantes.

Gendarmerie investigation

The collision occurred around 9:45 p.m. at a level crossing, crossing departmental 18 in Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon (delegated municipality of Montréverd). An investigation was opened by the gendarmerie. There …

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