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DIn the North, this Monday, February 12, a highway accident left three individuals lifeless. The driver hit three pedestrians who have been mountain climbing within the city of Steenbecque, based on info from the sub-prefect of Dunkirk, François-Xavier Bieuville.

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The driver of a “light passenger vehicle” allegedly “lost control” of his automobile leaving the village. Placed in police custody, he defined that he had “dozed off at the wheel” earlier than the affect. He was, a priori, not in a state of intoxication.

An open investigation

The accident additionally left one particular person injured, whose very important prognosis is in jeopardy however his situation is stabilized. He was transported to Lille University Hospital. An investigation has been opened to find out exactly the causes of the tragedy.