In Eure, a car hits a heavy goods vehicle: two bodies found charred and two seriously injured

In Eure, a car hits a heavy goods vehicle: two bodies found charred and two seriously injured
In Eure, a car hits a heavy goods vehicle: two bodies found charred and two seriously injured

The marks of the fire and the tire tracks still visible on the side of departmental road 613 are tragic witnesses to the drama which unfolded on Monday May 6, 2024, while an acrid smell still floats in the air. . Around 4 p.m., a vehicle with four sixty-year-olds on board collided head-on with a heavy goods vehicle, on this busy road surrounded by fields, in the town of Thibouville, near Neubourg, in the department of Eure .

“The car veered into the opposite lane, for a reason still unknown. Apparently, the truck tried to avoid it without success. The car immediately burst into flames and was in flames when help arrived. An investigation is underway to determine the exact circumstances of the accident.indicates the commander of the Bernay gendarmerie company.

Two charred bodies

During their intervention, firefighters found two charred bodies. First that of a 64 year old woman. Then that of a second person, whose sex and age could not be determined at first. The two other passengers in the vehicle were very seriously injured. They are a 65-year-old man and a 64-year-old woman who were urgently hospitalized in Évreux.

The driver of the truck, although very shocked, was not injured. He was transporting sheep which also had to be taken out of danger. “The operation lasted most of the night”underlines the gendarmerie.

The mayor of Thibouville, Philippe Coutel, remained on the scene until around 7 p.m. He says to himself “shocked and saddened by this terrible accident” : “It’s not every day that something this terrible happens in our town. It hit very hard and it wasn’t a pretty sight. It’s really dramatic”he reacts.

A few days earlier, on Friday May 3, 2024, another accident involving an agricultural vehicle and a car had claimed the life of a 37-year-old woman in the town of Brémontier-Merval, between Forges-les-Eaux and Gournay- en-Bray, in Seine-Maritime.

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