Teenage travellers die in Chiètres car crash
Caroline Bishop · 4 Jul 2014, 10:10
Published: 04 Jul 2014 10:10 GMT+02:00
- Youth causes pile-up during high-speed chase (19 Jun 14)
- Cyclist killed in Aargau hit-and-run road crash (01 Jun 14)
- Police remove caravan-dwellers from Bern field (24 Apr 14)
- Man killed in freak parking accident (27 Feb 14)
The driver, aged just 15, died that evening, while the 13-year-old passenger died overnight.
Both were from a community of travellers living near Chiètres.
The accident happened at around 1730 on Thursday when the car left the road for reasons unknown and rolled down an embankment, police said.
It came to a stop upside-down, partly submerged in a canal.
Another man, also from the travellers’ community, alerted emergency services who took the two teenagers to hospital where they later died.