Truck driver killed by a manhole cover: profile of the suspects, motivations… what we know about the tragedy

Truck driver killed by a manhole cover: profile of the suspects, motivations… what we know about the tragedy
Truck driver killed by a manhole cover: profile of the suspects, motivations… what we know about the tragedy

During the night from Friday to Saturday, a Romanian driver died after a manhole cover was thrown from a bridge. It was thrown at the cabin of the vehicle by a group of young people, killing the driver instantly.

We know more this Thursday, May 16, about the circumstances that led young people to throw a manhole cover from a bridge on the highway last weekend. This plate had killed a Romanian driver. Among these young people, some had consumed laughing gas.

That evening, one of the young people worked in a chip shop located 3 kilometers from the scene of the tragedy. His boss would have entrusted our colleagues to - that he is a calm boy with a strong character. “He has his ideas. He has already explained himself several times with customers but it remained very courteous. He has worked with us since July 2023 and is studying to be a security agent,” she indicates.

The young people went to the police

Once his shift is over, he eats fries in the presence of his friends before getting into a car with them. The young students stroll in the Andenne region, before finding themselves on the Héron bridge, above the E42 motorway. It was at this moment that the group of young people had the idea of ​​throwing away the manhole cover. Two of them explain that it was a challenge while the others deny it.

According to the first elements of the investigation, only two of the members of the group launched the grid. The others would have stayed away. According to one of the lawyers, these young people all chose to surrender RTL Info.

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