Gard fugitive on the run after traffic accident

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A driver in the Gard fled on foot after a collision with a truck in Roquemaure.

Police are still looking for the driver after the accident, which occurred on Wednesday around 22:30, on the RD6580, in Roquemaure, Gard.

When the police arrived at the scene of the accident, the driver of the car had abandoned the vehicle and despite police and dog search teams, could not be found.  Extensive searches were carried out to ensure that the driver had not been thrown from the car, but there was no trace of the driver.

The driver of the truck was injured, and was transported to the emergency department at Nîmes University Hospital.

Police have opened an investigation and are looking for the fugitive.  If you have any information about the accident or the driver, please call 17.

Source: France 3