A child dies and four are seriously injured in a school minibus accident in France

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The French authorities announced this Saturday the death of a 12-year-old boy in an accident involving a school minibus that occurred on Friday in the southwest of Francein which four other minors were also seriously injured.

At a press conference, the public prosecutor of Agen, Olivier Nabouletreported that the driver of the vehicle, which was transporting seven minors on an excursion as part of a summer camp, is currently in police custody, after a brief stay at the hospital.

The Prosecutor’s Office announced the opening of an investigation for homicide and involuntary injuries. The driver, 26 years old, He has no criminal record and has undergone toxicological and alcohol analysis, the results of which have not yet been released.

The accident, the causes of which are still being investigated, took place this Friday around 6:00 p.m. local time (16 GMT) on a road near the town of Houillesin the department of Lot et Garonesouth of Bordeauxwhere two of the young people in the most serious condition are admitted.

The minors involved in the accident come from the Parisian region and were visiting the south of France as part of a summer vacation camp offered to students whose families have modest financial resources.

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