Two men aged 23 and 29 are accused of fatally hitting a woman in a vehicle while trying to evade a police check on Saturday, May 28, 2022 in Paris. According to the prosecution, they were taken into custody the following day.
The court stated that an investigation was opened into the incident of intentional homicide by a driver of an aggravated motor vehicle, aggravated refusal and attempted intentional murder on a person in public office.
Ariel Weil (mayor of Paris Center), was informed about the tragedy during the night. He said that although he regretted that police could not arrest the perpetrators at the first roadblock before the murder, he is grateful to them for finally catching them." Le Parisien reports.
This fatal accident recalls events from April 24, 2022 when two men were shot and killed by a police officer. The patrol intervention report stated that the driver was trying to avoid a police check. The officer was placed under judicial supervision and indicted for voluntary homicide.