Un accident between a school bus and truck is occurred on the N 25, on Monday morning, shortly before 8 o’clock, at the level of the commune of Bavincourt, a few kilometres from Arras, in the Pas-de-Calais. The balance sheet is at least one death and three serious injuries, including a schoolboy of 15 years hospitalized unconscious in a state of”absolute urgency”, according to the prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais.
The driver of the bus died, two teens in critical condition
The deceased person is the driver of the school bus that transported 12 or 13 children to the college of the Val du Gy, to the city of Avesnes-le-Comte.
Two people are in a state of”absolute urgency” : this is the driver of the truck, who was in hospital in Arras, and a schoolboy of 15 years, which has been désincarcéré and transported unconscious to the hospital Centre of Amiens (Somme), according to the same source. Another collégienne, a 13 year old child was “in critical condition”, according to the secretary general of the prefecture, Marc Del Grande, now on the premises.
Ten miners, shocked, have been transferred to a cell for emergency medico-psychological CH Arras, according to the prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais.
Fog and slippery roads
The accident occurred by time of fog and then that the floor was slippery. Under the violence of the shock, the car is put across the floor, on a section of rural road.
The accident happened just as Prime minister Manuel Valls is in the Pas-de-Calais on Monday morning, where he must visit a reception Centre and orientation (CAO) at Croisilles, near Arras, at 11am.
“Thoughts moved after the road accident near Arras. In solidarity with the families of the victims and the parents of the students,” tweeted the head of government.
The national road between Arras and Lens was closed to traffic and a detour has been put in place, according to the coordination centre along the road.
The accident came as Manuel Valls, Prime minister Manuel Valls is in the Pas-de-Calais on Monday morning, where he must visit a reception Centre and orientation (CAO) at Croisilles, near Arras, to 11 hours :
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