With France on “attack alert”, a car crashed on Thursday night against the terrace of the Bar aux Sport in the 17th district of Paris on Thursday, around 11 at night. There is one dead and six wounded, one of them serious. The driver fled the scene but one person was trapped in the vehicle and is in very serious condition and has been evacuated to Beaujoun Hospital.
The police are on the scene, they have blocked the area and until now, they privilege the possibility of a road accident. The car went up to the terrace of the bar on rue Guy Môquet and rue Sauffroy and razed the tables of those who were enjoying the good weather.
According to witnesses, the Peugeot vehicle was coming at full speed, collided with another vehicle, which would have overturned before hitting the terrace of the Parisian bar. The driver fled on foot and is wanted by the police. The victim would be a young woman, mother of two children.
A witness related to the newspaper Le Parisien that “it was on the terrace a few meters away. I heard a loud noise and saw a car roll over. A woman who was crossing and reaching the terrace was run over. There are several injured among the people who were on the terrace ”he said.
The traffic accident in Paris. AFP
The district mayor, Geoffroy Boular approached the scene of the tragedy. “It is an accident.Unfortunately a woman who was on the terrace has died. The impact was violent. The seven posts that surround the sidewalk are bent ”.
Until now, the antiterrorist prosecutor’s office has not acted. The case has been entrusted to the Department of Treatment of Judicial Accidents of the Prefecture of the Police of Paris. Parisians are traumatized after the terrorist attacks on the terraces of Paris, in November 201