Drunken driver, road trips, car on fire… Various facts in Haute-Loire in brief

A collision took place on Saturday around 19, Place Michelet in Le Puy-en-velay. A Tudip bus would just behind the theater. On the left, a car tried to pass the bus to turn right onto rue Pierret. The bus hit the back of the car. If the driver of the latter was unhurt, the bus driver, a 51-year-old man, was taken by the firefighters to the emergency room of the Puy-en-Velay hospital for a check-up.

The cheese truck damages several vehicles in Puy-en-Velay

The driver, who was a bit too busy, was drunk

On Saturday morning around 4:20 a.m., a police patrol stationed at Place Michelet spotted a vehicle traveling at high speed on Boulevard Maréchal-Fayolle. The police then decided to follow him from a distance. The car continued to drive at high speed and committed several traffic offenses along the way. The officers then decided to pull him over and check on the driver. The blood alcohol test conducted by officials on the driver came back positive. The 28-year-old Ponote was checked for 1.6 grams of alcohol per liter of blood. She immediately had her driver’s license revoked. She will be summoned to court later.

Tiranges – A young driver freed after going off the road

Emergency services intervened on the night from Saturday to Sunday around 04:00 to an accident on RD 24 between Boisset and Tiranges. A vehicle had left the road before hitting a tree. The 18-year-old driver was freed before being taken care of by a Samu team for transport to the Émile-Roux hospital centre.

Jullianges – One injured in a motorcycle accident

The driver of a motorcycle lost control on Sunday at 17.40 on RD 498 in Jullianges, route de Chamborne. Variously injured and at the age of 69, she was evacuated by the firefighters from Craponne-sur-Arzon to the emergency room of the Puy-en-Velay hospital.

A 40-year-old arrested for cocaine smuggling in Le Puy-en-Velay

Saint-Christophe-sur-Dolaizon – No injuries in the collision

A collision took place on Sunday at One of the vehicles would have swerved. There were no injuries. Traffic came to a standstill while the two crashed cars were evacuated.

Aurec-sur-Loire – A fire in a cellar

Firefighters were alerted at around 5.35pm on Saturday to the start of a fire in the basement of the HLM Les Roses building in Aurec-sur-Loire. The fire had started in a basement, on a sofa, apparently due to a badly extinguished cigarette butt. Several residents were evacuated as a precaution. 17 firefighters from the rescue centers Aurec and Firminy (Loire) were mobilized in connection with the intervention.

A car was completely destroyed in a fire

Around 1.20am on Sunday, a car caught fire in a place called “Mons”, in Aurec-sur-Loire. The van, parked near an information desk, was completely charred.

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