A 15-year-old pedestrian seriously injured Thursday evening, mowed down by a car. The facts occurred in Saint-Marcel-de-Careiret, a town in Gard located about fifty kilometers northeast of Nîmes.
Suffering from a head trauma, the teenager was transported in absolute urgency to the University Hospital of Nîmes. A young man, also aged 15, who was walking alongside him was also hit by the car. He was hospitalized in relative emergency. He was taken to hospital in Bagnols-sur-Cèze.
The investigation entrusted to the gendarmerie
A dozen firefighters were engaged on this intervention. The investigation was entrusted to the gendarmerie in order to understand the circumstances of this tragedy.