Tournai: two people die in an accident, an investigation opened

Tournai: two people die in an accident, an investigation opened
Tournai: two people die in an accident, an investigation opened

DThey people lost their lives in a road accident which occurred Thursday morning in Barry, in the entity of Tournai, the Belga agency learned from the firefighters.

The Picardy Wallonia emergency services were alerted on Thursday, around 1:30 a.m., that an accident involving two vehicles had occurred along the Chaussée de Bruxelles in Barry (Tournai). An extrication vehicle, a marking truck, four ambulances and two Smurs were dispatched to the scene.

The collision occurred between the Festu bridge and the former Zoo nightclub. During a maneuver, a car was hit by another vehicle. In total, seven people were seated in these two cars. “We had to extricate one of the two occupants in one of the two cars. In the extricated car, two people died. It is a man and a woman,” said Captain Lionel Hanuise, who led the intervention, around 8:30 a.m.

Under the influence of alcohol, one of the two drivers was deprived of his liberty. “The case has been submitted for investigation,” indicated the Tournai-Mons King’s Prosecutor on Thursday noon.

“An Audi car hit a Peugeot in which were the two deceased victims, born in 2000 and 2005. Both are of French nationality. The suspect, who resides in the Tournai region, was born in 1993,” said Vincent Macq, king’s prosecutor for the judicial district of Tournai-Mons, at the end of the morning.

“A forensic doctor and an automobile expert went to the scene. The suspect appeared to be driving at a very high speed, which should, if necessary, be confirmed by the automobile expert. The person concerned was under the influence of drink. He was placed at the disposal of an investigating judge who will decide his fate within 48 hours of his deprivation of liberty,” the magistrate further indicates.

The accident occurred on Thursday, around 1:30 a.m., along the Chaussée de Bruxelles in Barry (Tournai), between the Festu bridge and the former Zoo nightclub. During this collision, seven people, including the two victims, were in the two cars involved in the collision. The prosecution did not specify in its communication the circumstances and responsibilities within this accident.

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