After the destructive accident on Friday February 10, Pierre Palmade will have to report to the courts. He faces a heavy sentence.
The public is accustomed to associating Pierre Palmade with humor and laughter. He is known for his boulevard plays like 'Le Comique “, “Pierre et Fils” and “If it were to be done again”. Unfortunately, on the evening of Friday February 10, the vehicle of actor Pierre Palmade hit another vehicle . The accident left four seriously injured. We take stock of the case.
On the evening of Friday February 10, comedian Pierre Palmade is involved in an accident . This took place on the D372 in the south of Seine-et-Marne, more precisely in Villiers-en-Bière.
According to the statements of the Melun prosecutor, 'from the first investigations carried out, it was found that a vehicle driven by comedian Pierre Palmade would have collided head-on with a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction which was carrying a man and a pregnant woman, as well as a 6-year-old child. »
But the events do not end there.
“A third vehicle would have hit that of this family, in the context of an additional accident”, he continues.
A source familiar with the investigation said the the damage was significant .
'We hope to hear from people quickly, hoping that [they] will get out of it without too serious consequences,' he said.
On the day of the accident, the pregnant woman and her brother-in-law who were driving the accident vehicle , were taken to hospital. They were driven by a helicopter.
Driver's 6-year-old son was in a state between life and death . He had to be quickly evacuated by road the same evening.
The next day, the condition of the pregnant woman, her brother-in-law and his son was always critical . Unfortunately, the poor lady's fetus did not survive.
Sunday evening, the cousin of the hospitalized driver informed Agence France-Presse that this one was in a coma . He was also to have surgery for the 5th time.
'He's broken all over,' he said after listing serious injuries to his back, arms and legs.
The son of the latter, as well as his sister-in-law, were also in a coma .
That said, the life of the octogenarian driving the third vehicle that hit the car. He got away with it with only minor injuries.
Pierre Palmade “was conscious when help arrived” . But seriously injured, he too had to be transferred to the hospital. The comedian is “placed in the intensive care unit” . He is “in serious condition at the Kremlin-Bicêtre hospital”.
In a statement from AFP last Saturday, the family of the comedian said that the life of the latter no longer threatened . The relatives of the latter 'think of the people affected during this accident and await reassuring news'.
According to the police, witnesses in the case said having noticed two young people in Pierre Palmade's car . But these individuals in their twenties would have fled just after the accident. Investigation is underway to verify their presence during the events.
More Jean-Michel Bourles , public prosecutor of Melun, released terrible news .
'The toxicological analyzes showed that Pierre Palmade was driving under the influence of narcotics (cocaine)', he revealed.
This is why about twenty gendarmes and police went to the home of Pierre Palmade . His house in Seine-et-Marne, in Cély-en-Bière has just to be searched and raided this Sunday, February 12.
In a press release, the public prosecutor in charge of the case declared the opening of an investigation . It is about “homicide and involuntary injuries resulting in total incapacity for work for more than three months, by driver under the influence of narcotics. »
As a reminder, Pierre Palmade was already convicted in a drug abuse case , in 1995. Pierre Palmade must therefore pretty much know what awaits him.
According to the Public Service platform, the sentence for manslaughter committed by a driver can go up to 5 years in prison and a fine of 75,000 euros. However, if aggravating circumstances are added, the perpetrator of the offense risks much more. It can be a 7-year prison sentence accompanied by a fine of 100,000 euros or more.
This is the case of Pierre Palmade. For his situation, the Penal Code Indicates in its article 221-6-1 that 'The penalties are increased to ten years' imprisonment and a fine of 150,000 euros when the manslaughter has been committed with two or more of the circumstances mentioned'.
Source : Publicsource: foozine.com