The accident took place around 8 p.m. Tuesday, in Trappes. A six-year-old girl, who fell off her bike while descending from a sidewalk, according to information from Le Parisien, was hit by a driver leaving her parking space. In cardiac arrest when help arrived, the little girl died around 9:30 p.m.
The 21-year-old driver who tested positive for cannabis was taken into custody. She was not known to the police and would be an occasional user. The Versailles prosecutor’s office announced the opening of an investigation for “manslaughter aggravated by the use of narcotics”, according to France Info.