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Dordogne: A 14 year old Boy Dies on scooter in a Collision with a Car

A 14 year old boy dies in a scooter collision
Illustration of a scooter

The Gendarmes have appealed for witnesses after the accident …

A 14 year old had a serious traffic accident on Tuesday afternoon at around 4 pm at Ribérac, in the Dordogne, as he left the centre of the town, as reported by Sudwest newspaper.  He collided with a car travelling in the opposite direction.  Seriously injured, he was transported by helicopter to the Pellegrin Hospital Centre.  His death was officially announced by the prosecutor on Wednesday night.

An investigation has been launched to try to determine the exact circumstances of the tragedy.  The gendarmes have launched an appeal for witnesses, asking anyone who may bring elements of information on the accident to contact them on 05 53 92 57 00.

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