East of Toulouse, an eighty-year-old man dies after being knocked down by his wife’s car while trying to keep his dog away

The essentials A dramatic accident that Saturday in Revel in Haute-Garonne claimed the life of an 88-year-old man.

A tragic accident occurred this Saturday morning at around 10:40 a.m. in the city of Revel, east of Toulouse. An 89-year-old woman apparently wanted to drive her car to the local market. She started her vehicle in front of her house and reversed. Unfortunately, her husband, an 88-year-old man, wanted to get the couple’s dog out from behind the car.

The driver did not see it and walked over it. The firefighters and Samu 31 were sent to the construction site. Despite a long-minute heart massage, the victim died on the scene.

The driver, very shocked, was looked after on site, but did not want to be taken to the hospital. The gendarmes intervened to understand the circumstances of this tragedy.

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