We learned this from a judicial source that a 29-year old man was indicted on Tuesday and placed in prison. He is suspected of fatally hitting a pedestrian as he tried to escape from a Paris police check.
He was taken into custody by police after 48 hours. An investigating judge charged him with manslaughter of a motorized vehicle driver aggravated drunkenness and hit-and-run, refusal to comply, and violence against a person in public office, according to this source.
He was taken into custody.
According to police, the young man was suspected of not stopping at a checkpoint on Saturday night around 2:00 AM. According to Le Parisien and LCI, the young man fled after hitting a woman walking on a protected passage. Despite emergency services, the victim was still alive at 24 years old.
He continued his journey, being followed by police motorcyclists until he struck another vehicle. The driver fled on foot with the passenger and was eventually caught by police. According to a judicial source, the passenger aged 23 was released from custody Monday evening "without any prosecution at this stage".