Hit at very high speed by a car, an Opel Astra with a father and his two children on board left its path and collided with a pylon on the central berm of the expressway. The post is lying on the road. The Opel took all the shock on its rear end. The two children who were on board in the back seat were killed. They were 4 and 8 years old and are from Mouscron.
Hit by a driver
According to a witness, two drivers were engaged in a mad race on the expressway in the direction Dottignies – Mouscron. One in a car registered in Belgium, the other in one with French plates. It was one of these two drivers who crashed into the Opel Astra and caused the death of two children.