An accident involving a passenger vehicle and a tanker left four dead Monday evening July 26 on a departmental in Roye (Somme), the prefecture announced in a press release.
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Around 8:30 p.m., “A fatal accident occurred on the RD 930 near Roye, involving” a car and a truck “Which transported 24 tonnes of vinyl acetate”, indicated the prefecture. “The current record” is four people deceased “Within the car and an injured person, the driver of the truck, supported by the firefighters”, she added, adding that the circumstances of the accident were not yet known.
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The departmental fire and rescue service “Is mobilized to secure the area of the accident by throwing a carpet of foam to avoid any risk of fire or explosion”.