a driver killed by an iron rod fallen from a vehicle

a driver killed by an iron rod fallen from a vehicle
a driver killed by an iron rod fallen from a vehicle

A dramatic accident took place this Tuesday, June 1 in the town of Charentilly, in Indre-et-Loire. The driver of a van, in his thirties and traveling on the RD938, died in a rather rare car accident. He was killed by an iron rod that visibly fell from an oncoming vehicle. The rod pierced the windshield and the victim was killed instantly. He was alone in the vehicle.

His pickup truck, which was carrying dirt, ended its race against two vehicles parked a little further away. One of the crashed cars was thrown against a utility pole, causing a power cut in a house.

Police investigation

At the time of the tragedy, a driver was following the van. He witnessed the whole scene and was not injured. The vehicle which lost the iron rod has still not been identified by the gendarmes.

To view this Facebook content, you must accept cookies Social Networks.

These cookies make it possible to share or react directly on the social networks to which you are connected or to integrate content initially posted on these social networks. They also allow social networks to use your visits to our sites and applications for personalization and targeting advertising.

I authorize

Manage my choices

The Indre-et-Loire gendarmerie launched a call for witnesses, for this accident which occurred between 9:15 a.m. and 9:20 a.m. If you have any information, you can call the La Membrolle-sur-Choisille gendarmerie on 02 47 85 59 30 or dial 17.


driver killed iron rod fallen vehicle

For Latest Updates Follow us on Google News

PREV curfew time, gauges, gyms, sanitary pass … What changes from Wednesday June 9
NEXT Lesneven showcases Brittany in the final