28 mai 2024

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Paris: a metro driver presented to an investigating judge for manslaughter

Agents exercise their right of withdrawal because the driver of the metro line 6, involved in an accident which cost the life of a passenger last Saturday, was placed in police custody and presented to an investigating judge.

Agents exercise their right of withdrawal because the driver of the metro line 6, involved in an accident which cost the life of a passenger last Saturday, was placed in police custody and presented to an investigating judge.

Subway traffic is disrupted this Friday morning

Metro traffic is disrupted this Friday morning on several lines and completely interrupted on line 6, indicates the RATP, which specifies that it cannot estimate the time of recovery. Agents are exercising their right of withdrawal in connection with the fatal accident on Saturday, on line 6. This right of withdrawal concerns the entire network: this Friday morning, lines 5 and 9 were also disrupted. Traffic resumed shortly before 9 a.m. on line 5.

The Paris prosecutor’s office confirms that a metro driver was taken into custody on Thursday April 27 for manslaughter. “Alcohol and narcotics tests had turned out to be negative for this RATP employee for 15 years”, specifies the prosecution according to France Bleu Paris.

A judicial investigation was opened this Friday on the count of manslaughter, the driver was presented in the morning to an investigating judge. “Following the investigations will aim to analyze all the circumstances that led to the death of the traveler,” adds the prosecution. In addition, the Land Transport Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA-TT) has also opened a technical investigation.

The victim’s family filed a complaint

A 45-year-old woman died in this accident because her jacket got stuck in a train as she hurriedly got off: she was then caught on the restart. She was accompanied by her husband and son. The victim’s family filed a complaint against X after the accident.

was taken into custody and brought before an investigating judge.
Line 6 of the metro is completely interrupted this Friday morning
Metro line 6 is completely interrupted this Friday morning © Radio France – Robin Bernaud

Metro traffic is disrupted this Friday morning on several lines and completely interrupted on line 6, indicates the RATP, which specifies that it cannot estimate the time of recovery. According to our information, agents are exercising their right of withdrawal in connection with the fatal accident on Saturday, on line 6. This right of withdrawal concerns the entire network: this Friday morning, lines 5 and 9 were also disrupted. Traffic resumed shortly before 9 a.m. on line 5.

A metro driver presented to an examining magistrate

The driver of the train was taken into custody on Thursday during the day. “The police came to pick him up directly from his home on Thursday. This is not a usual practice, while the elements we have show no fault. on his part, denounces on France Bleu Paris Jean-Christophe Delprat, the federal secretary of FO-RATP.In the history of the RATP, never a metro driver has been placed in police custody for having exercised his profession. ”
Judicial investigation opened for manslaughter

The Paris prosecutor’s office confirms that a metro driver was taken into custody on Thursday April 27 for manslaughter. “Alcohol and narcotics tests had turned out to be negative for this RATP employee for 15 years,” the prosecution told France Bleu Paris.

A judicial investigation was opened this Friday on the count of manslaughter, the driver was presented in the morning to an investigating judge. “Following the investigations will aim to analyze all the circumstances that led to the death of the traveler,” adds the prosecution. In addition, the Land Transport Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA-TT) has also opened a technical investigation.

The union intends to request an internal alert, in CSSCT. “If there are technical problems, it is not the responsibility of the metro driver, he insists. The family of the victim, we understand that they need explanations, but they do not come .” The union calls for a rally outside the Paris court at 10 a.m. Thirty demonstrators responded to this call.

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