The scene is terrible and shows that the cyclist had no luck. This Tuesday, around 7 p.m., a semi-trailer was stuck at a red light, rue de Saint-Amand in Lille-Fives, in the Lezennes – Lille direction. Under the cab, at the front, a bicycle is stuck between the bumper and the ground. And a meter behind the trailer, a body under a white sheet.
The victim, a 17-year-old boy, was carrying a Deliveroo satchel, write the VDN. He appears to have been run over by the heavyweight. “We heard a noise, we went to see, explain shocked residents. The young man was on the ground, he had passed under the truck. We stayed with him. “
The firefighters from the Lille-Bouvines barracks arrived very quickly, with a team from the SAMU. “They massaged him. But the victim, very seriously injured, did not survive.
The police immediately opened an investigation and began the first surveys on the spot. “There are a lot of bicycle delivery men who pass here”, observed a local resident. The driver of the truck was overheard, explaining that the accident happened while he was in a line of stopped cars. He started off slowly without seeing the bike. He hadn’t consumed alcohol.