While he was trying to overtake a truck between Nantes and Cholet, a motorist was hit by the truck tyre that had just burst. He was killed in the accident.
Dramatic accident this Monday, September 10, 2018, on the fast track Nantes-Cholet. The front tire of a truck burst and caused an accident, near the old town of Saint-Crespin-sur-Moine (Maine-et-Loire) , reports Ouest-France .
The driver of the car who was driving the truck was killed instantly . His passenger was seriously injured and was transported to Nantes University Hospital. The couple lived in Chiché, in Deux-Sèvres, near Bressuire.
The truck driver unscathed
According to our colleagues, the driver of the truck is unharmed but very shocked.