The driver of the vehicle presented, three hours after the accident, a blood alcohol level equivalent to 1.76 g / L of blood.
The driver of the vehicle in which four 16-year-old adolescents died in Amfreville-sous-les-Monts (Eure) had a high blood alcohol level, we learned on Monday from the Evreux prosecutor’s office.
The 18-year-old driver “had, three hours after the accident, a blood alcohol level of 0.77 mg of alcohol per liter of exhaled air” (1.76 g / liter of blood), said to AFP Christophe Salort, deputy public prosecutor in Evreux.
The young man was presented Monday to an investigating judge, a judicial investigation having been opened for aggravated manslaughter and aggravated unintentional injuries. The Evreux prosecutor’s office requested his placement under judicial supervision.
Two teenagers died instantly
Four 16-year-old teenagers died in this road accident that occurred during the night from Friday to Saturday around 2:30 am, in a built-up area. The utility vehicle, with six people on board, crashed into a wall.
Two 16-year-olds died instantly and two others of the same age died from their injuries in hospital. Two other boys, aged 17 and 18, were more lightly injured.
According to the regional daily Paris Normandy, the driver was celebrating his hiring on a permanent contract and one of the passengers was celebrating his 16th birthday.