Around 10 am, this Saturday, August 31, a senior lost control of his vehicle and struck passersby in the market Sablé-sur-Sarthe. Appraisal: one seriously injured and three minor injuries.
Around 10 am, this Saturday, August 31, a car ruled to the market place of the Republic in Sablé-sur-Sarthe and ended his race in the stand and the car of a shopkeeper.
Four people were hit by the vehicle parked behind the merchants' stalls. Balance: three light wounded and one seriously injured. The driver, an elderly person, lost control of her car after a wrong move.
According to the first elements of the investigation, the driver returned to the passenger side in her automatic transmission vehicle. It was by wanting to pass the driver side that she operated the forward.
I saw the car rushing with the sound of someone pressing hard on the accelerator. Then I saw my friend who was on the floor, says a market trader.
It was very fast. The car is part of a sudden explains Jérôme Chauvin, a shopkeeper next door to the accident.
The driver hit four people. The firefighters of Sablé, Brûlon, Morannes-sur-Sarthe and Saint-Denis-d'Anjou took care of the victims who were transported to the Bailleul hospital.
An hour after the accident, market regulars were still shocked.
Initially I thought it was a voluntary act, says a trader.
There were people who were on the ground. It's a bit shockingslips another shopkeeper.
Sablé (Sarthe). A car hits the market: four wounded, one seriouslyOuest-France.fr