Three young gendarmes were killed in a road accident, on Friday evening, Berneuil-en-Bray, south of Beauvais (Oise). What we do know.
Ils were 18, 25 and 26 years old. Three young constables of the Oise are dead, this Friday evening, in an accident involving three vehicles on a county road, to Berneuil-en-Bray, south of Beauvais. “It is an accident of the traffic classic”, blowing a source prefect.
“The constables were on patrol”
The circumstances of the event, and the responsibilities incurred, were still hazy in the early evening. “The victims were on patrol. They were not involved in intervention,” says the colonel François Brémand, the boss of the gendarmes of the Oise. In other words, the accident did not occur in a context of precipitation or of the chase.
Around 17: 50, the vehicle of the Platoon of monitoring and intervention of gendarmerie (PSIG) of Meru would be in a collision with a pickup truck with three people on board. “There has been a loss of control of the vehicle of the policemen. He would be put through and would have been struck by the utility [which came from the opposite way, NDLR]“, slips a source close to the investigation. “We don’t know how they ended up in the middle of the road”, complete an officer.
Despite the care lavished on the spot, the sub-officer Florian Gustave (25 years), the police volunteer assistants Theo Delpierre (18 years) and Yassaad Boumssimrat (26 years old) have died on the spot. “These are young people who were with us in the past few months,” laments a policeman of Meru.
The three passengers in the van in a state of absolute emergency
The three passengers in the van were transported to the hospital of Amiens (Somme) in a state of absolute emergency. The driver of a third car was slightly injured.
The accident mobilized a total of forty firefighters, eleven gears of relief, the forces of order. The director-general of the gendarmerie Richard Lizurey was expected on site in the evening, as well as the Interior minister, Bruno Le Roux.
This dramatic accident door to 70 the number of victims on the roads of the Oise. Which is three more people than during the entire year of 2015 yet record.