This could have been a tragedy. A motorist crossed on foot, on Monday, the eight lanes of traffic leading to the A10 motorway at the Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines toll, reports Le Parisien.
A young man in his twenties tried to escape the scene of the accident he caused. He was driving a large displacement Mercedes and hit another car as he tried to flee the scene.
The man attempted to flee but was stopped by the gendarmes. The gendarmes located him near the railroad line, which runs parallel to the expressway that leads to the highway found him shortly thereafter. The initial elements of the investigation revealed that he had stolen the car in Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) at the end last week.
The suspect didn't have any identification papers. He was taken into police custody