Charente-Maritime: a bus driver dies after leaving the road

Charente-Maritime: a bus driver dies after leaving the road
Charente-Maritime: a bus driver dies after leaving the road

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Martin Bizeray

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June 14, 2024 at 5:07 p.m.

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In Charente-Maritime, a bus driver lost his life this Thursday, June 13, 2024 while he was driving on the departmental road 739, near the town of Haimps (Charente-Maritime) revealed France Bleu La Rochelle.

As he drove, his vehicle would have caught fire and the driver allegedly left the road. Thick black smoke was visible for several minutes near the accident site.

The driver found himself trapped in his vehicle and died in the fire. At the time of the accident, no passengers were on board the vehicle, the driver was alone.

A fire whose causes are still unknown

When the fire was observed, firefighters were contacted and went to the site to put out the flames.

For the moment, the causes of the bus fire are unknown; an investigation has been opened to shed light on this tragedy.

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