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Car the Wrong Way on the A6: Three Dead after a Head-on Collision

ROAD ACCIDENT: Car travelling wrong way was an elderly driver hitting the other vehicle carrying a couple with three children, a 4 year old girl died …

A car traveling the wrong way on the A6 motorway collided on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday north of Macon with another vehicle killing three people, we have learned from the firefighters . 

A four year old girl succumbed to his injuries, according to Chief of Staff of the prefect of Saone-et-Loire, Marlene Germain.

The car was driving in the opposite direction by a person

The frontal collision between two cars occurred at about 0:30 in the amount of Viré (Saône-et-Loire) in the direction Paris-Lyon. According to the first elements of the investigation, the car in the opposite direction was led by a senior and the other vehicle carrying a couple with three children. The respective drivers of both vehicles died, said the Chief of Staff of the prefect of Saone-et-Loire, Marlene Germain.

Besides the three dead, a thirteen year old was still in a “critical condition,” she said.

He was transported by Smur (smur) to hospital in Macon, which had been also transported the mother and the third child, injured more lightly.

Traffic always disturbed




The circumstances of the accident, including the location from which the car borrowed the highway in the opposite direction, remain unclear. The prefect of Saône-et-Loire, Gutton Jerome had to go there.

At 2am, traffic was still disrupted in this sector, according to the website of Traffic monitoring . Shortly before the accident, around 0.20am, on the A40 near Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain), some thirty kilometers from Macon, another vehicle has travelled the highway in the opposite direction, without causing injury, according Bison Smart.

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