Fatal Collision near Deauville: The Crossing Remains Closed for Investigation Purposes

Sunday 21st January, 2018, a train hit a car on a level crossing in Saint-Arnoult close to Deauville (Calvados). Since then, the road that crosses the road is closed Sunday 21st January, 2018, a fatal collision killed one person on the crossing located Saint-Arnoult , near Deauville (Calvados).Since the accident, the road crosses the railway track is closed to allow investigators time to conduct …

A Train Hits a Car near Deauville: One Dead

A collision between a train and a van occurred in Saint-Arnoult (Calvados) near Deauville, Sunday 21st January, 2018. The driver died. The accident took place on Sunday 21st January at 4.03 pm, near Deauville (Calvados). A collision between a train and a  car occurred on the crossing of Saint-Arnoult. After forcing the gate of the crossing, a utility vehicle has been caught by the train. Its …

Eleanor Storm: Falling Trees, Flooding and Cut Several Electric Lines in Normandy

Because of the Eleanor storm, this Wednesday 3rd January, the Normandy firefighters were widely sought. Several Normandy roads were closed to traffic. The Eleonor storm  swept the Normandy of its winds, with gusts over 100 km/h Wednesday 3rd January, 2018. As a precaution, the prefect of Seine-Maritime , one of five Norman departments placed in orange alert, has temporarily banned the circulation of …

Eleanor Storm: More than 54,000 Homes Without Power in Normandy

The electric grid of Normandy was a victim of bad weather caused by the Eleanor storm on Wednesday 3rd January, 2018. More than 54,000 homes were without power. Black is black. Since the beginning of the morning of Wednesday 3rd January, more than 54,000 homes were without electricity in Normandy.  The electricity network in the region, on an orange alert for strong winds, …

Ice: Accidents on the Western Routes, Especially in the Cotes d’Armor

Prudence this Thursday morning on the roads of some departments of the west, where the roads are slippery Prudence this Thursday morning on the roads of some departments of the west, where the roads are slippery. Firefighters counted six accidents in the Cotes d’Armor, but no serious injuries. In the Maine-et-Loire, property accidents have also occurred. The road …

Road Safety: Fewer Deaths but More Accidents on the Roads of Normandy in November

The number of injury by road accidents has increased sharply between November 2016 and 2017, in several departments of Normandy, like the national trend. 281 dead . The number of people killed in France in traffic accidents,  in the month of November 2017 . A figure up 8.9%compared to the same period in 2016. Preliminary figures begin to emerge for departments  Normandy . In November 2017, at …