Creuse: the truck driver responsible for the accident with a DIRCO vehicle receives a 6-month suspended prison sentence

Creuse: the truck driver responsible for the accident with a DIRCO vehicle receives a 6-month suspended prison sentence
Creuse: the truck driver responsible for the accident with a DIRCO vehicle receives a 6-month suspended prison sentence

The Portuguese truck driver responsible for an accident on the RN 145 on June 17 was tried at the Guéret court. He was sentenced to six months suspended prison sentence and three months driving ban on French territory.

Messages of support

Last Monday, this truck driver was unable to control his heavy goods vehicle which collided with the rear of a Roads Department vehicle in which a 60-year-old agent was traveling. The DIRCO employee had to be hospitalized in emergency for multiple facial fractures.

This accident deeply shocked the DIRCO and in support of this agent, Bernard, messages are displayed all over France on digital signs above the roads.

Message of support to the Creuse DIRCO agent injured in the accident, here at the entrance to Lille. © Radio France
Lisa Melia

A road safety operation

The Creuse Prefecture has ordered a road safety operation this Friday, June 21 on the RN 145. Eight gendarmerie bikers, supported by a helicoptercarried out checks on the 2×2 lanes, in particular respecting safety distances.

The heavy goods vehicle involved in the accident had not respected them. He was following another truck too closely and when it came to a narrowing of the road, he did not have time to react to do the same and collided with the DIRCO vehicle on the construction site. right lane.

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Please note that a safety distance that is not respected is punishable by 135 euros fine and a withdrawal of three points on the driving license.

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