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A terrible drama of the road occurred on Thursday in the Finistère. Three people died and two girls were seriously injured in a traffic accident involving an rv, two cars and a truck to Lothey, in the south-east of Châteaulin.

The accident occurred in the early evening on the national 165, a four-lane road that connects Quimper to Brest.

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According to the sub-prefect of Châteaulin, Bernard Musset, camping-car, from Quimper, has, for an unknown reason, crossed the guardrail and ended up on the tracks opposite. He turned around and hit a heavy weight, and then the two cars that were following him.

camping-car, including the driver of fifty years died, and then ignited, has added the sub-prefect, speaking of a “huge fire”.

the driver of The truck saves two small girls

the driver of The truck was slightly injured. Despite the fire from spreading to one of the cars hit, he was able to get out and save the two girls of 9 and 12 years who were in the back, explained Bernard Musset. Seriously injured, they were transported to the hospital of Brest.

The woman at the wheel of the car, probably their mother, died. The passenger, presumably his daughter of 14 years, according to the sub-prefect, is also deceased. The investigation, entrusted to the gendarmerie, will have to determine the exact identity of the occupants of this car.

Traffic stopped in both directions

The driver of the second car that was hit was slightly injured. He has been hospitalized, according to Bernard Musset.

The traffic on the national was cut in both directions, causing a huge cap, and diversions have been put in place. According to West-germany, the road should be reopened in the direction Quimper-Brest this morning, and later in the other direction.

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