DRAMA An investigation has been opened to identify the driver of the truck
This is the second death while trying to reach England this year. — Rafael Yaghobzadeh/AP/SIPA
An elderly Sudanese migrant 18 years old died Saturday morning at; Mark, at; side of Calais, after having been crushed by the truck on which he was trying to climb to reach England, we learned from the Boulogne-sur-Mer prosecutor's office. According to the first elements of the investigation, this person “tried; to get on a truck,” but “fell” and “has been run over by this truck,” to AFP this source, confirming information from Nord Littoral.
This accident took place “in the Transmarck area, at; the exit of a service station reserved for heavy goods vehicles,” the prosecution, specifying that the emergency services had intervened at; 8 hours. The death was found on site at; 8:45 a.m. An investigation was carried out. entrusted to the Calais police station “in particular to identify the driver of the truck and find his registration” because the latter, “who may not have noticed the fall of the migrant, did not stop,” he said. According to the same source, the surveillance videos located at proximity must be exploited. On Friday, an exile had also lost his life trying to reach England illegally by boat, the first death in the English Channel in 2022.