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Seine-et-Marne: A Car Drove into a Pizzeria, One Dead and 13 Injured

The driver who drove Monday night on a pizza of Sept-Sorts (Seine-et-Marne) was arrested.This is a voluntary act, not a terrorist act

One driver on Monday night drove their car at a pizzeria in the town of Sept-Sorts (Seine-et-Marne), killing a 13 year old girl. Five other people, including a three year old child, are in a very serious condition and eight others were slightly more affected.

The terrorist track is excluded for the time being, the investigation is moving more towards the act of a desperate man.

“A big explosion”

Around 8.30pm, a man drove a big gray BMW in the window of a pizzeria in this town located near La Ferte-sous-Jouarre. Beatrice was with his son in the restaurant. “At the time of pay, there was a big explosion in the restaurant (…) I have seen broken glass, blood. There was a person trapped between the bar and the car, ” she testifies.

The little 3 year old boy seriously injured was transported by helicopter to a hospital for children Necker in Paris. The others were transported to hospitals in Paris and Ile-de-France. Seven people in shock were also supported by a psychological cell.

The suspect in custody

The driver of the car was quickly arrested by the police, without “any resistance.” “The first elements are not going in the direction of a track terrorists and action,” said the spokesman of the Ministry of the Interior, Pierre-Henry Brandet. Nevertheless, it is a voluntary act, said the prosecutor of Meaux. “There is no doubt about the fact that he voluntarily decided” to commit this act, said the deputy prosecutor, according to which it is “highly likely” that the driver was under the influence of drugs.

This man of 32 years, unknown to the intelligence and justice departments, said “he has to end his life unsuccessfully, He has decided to start over that way, “said the judicial source. The research section of the gendarmerie of Paris was traveling Monday night there.

voluntary homicide investigation Weapon

During his press briefing, Deputy Prosecutor announced the opening of a spot investigation for murder with a weapon, attempted murder with a weapon and driving under the influence of narcotics. Neither weapon or dangerous device were found in the vehicle.

“Tonight, I think of the victims and their relatives. Thank the police and emergency services for their mobilization. #SeptSorts “,” tweeted Monday night President Emmanuel Macron. The Interior Minister Gérard Collomb expressed to the family of the girl died of condolences “deepest” which “combine” the head State and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.

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