The accident occurred while a vehicle was performing an overtaking maneuver. It was in this manner that he collided with an oncoming car.
The damage is impressive at the material level and unfortunately significant at the human level. There are indeed three injured, including two serious, as a result of this head-on collision. One of the two drivers was slightly injured and was taken by ambulance to the Center Hospitalier de Wallonie picarde in order to receive the necessary treatment and other examinations.
Two seriously injured
Among the two seriously injured, we find a father and his 11-year-old son. “Both suffer from polytrauma. The father was taken urgently to the CHwapi while his son took the direction of Jolimont to be taken care of in a specialized hospital for children ”, explains Lieutenant Éric André who took over the command of the operations of this delicate intervention …
Help arrived very quickly on site to take care of the wounded. On site, in terms of the means deployed, there was an extrication vehicle, a self-pump, a beaconing vehicle, three ambulances and two smur.