One person died in the collapse of a wall, yesterday, Friday 3rd February, shortly before 3 pm in the Beaujoire district in Nantes.
It was at about 3 pm when the accident occurred at avenue de la Gare de Saint-Joseph, in the Beaujoire district of Nantes. A 62 year old woman was walking on the sidewalk along a concreate block wall, when a portion of 25 meters long and 3 meters high collapsed and buried the victim.
A great crash
The wall was surrounding land on which a building construction program is underway. After hearing a loud crash, the construction workers came running to try and offer help.
According to police, a gust of wind could cause the fall of the wall. A security perimeter was established around the scene of the accident.