After the accident on Wednesday evening, the Nancy prosecutor’s office indicated this Thursday morning that the driver was subjected to alcohol and narcotics tests.
“The alcohol test and the narcotic saliva screening were found to be negative. The respondent holds a driving license and the vehicle he was driving is insured,” said the Nancy prosecutor. “According to the first witnesses heard on the spot, he was traveling at a low speed, leaving his lane for an unexplained reason for the time,” continues the Nancy prosecutor. “On the spot, the respondent, alone on board, told investigators that he had lost control of his vehicle.”
In the end and after a refined assessment of the emergency services until late in the evening, “six customers of the bar were injured. One customer, who was found partly under the vehicle, had an open fracture of the tibia. The other five victims were slightly injured. (ankle pain for most of them, thigh wounds caused by shards of glass for one of them) “. The prosecution notes that the criminal record of the young driver “does not bear any mention”.
An open investigation of the count of “unintentional injuries by driver with willful breach of an obligation of safety or prudence”, continues in order to understand the exact circumstances of the accident.