The drama took place Sunday morning, around 6 a.m., in Toulouse: a fleeing motorist hit several pedestrians, reports La Dépêche. Among the people taken care of by the emergency services, four were hospitalized, three of them in serious condition.
The driver under the influence of alcohol
Five people in the vehicle were also injured in the accident, not serious. The motorist had just committed several traffic violations before the tragedy and had refused to stop after the request of the police. The 32-year-old was taken into custody.
The pedestrian victims of the accident are friends who were returning from a night of celebration, specifies the regional daily.
An investigation has been opened. Unknown to the police, the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.