Accident: leaving his home on Sunday, a resident of Montpellier was found dead in his car on Tuesday evening

Accident: leaving his home on Sunday, a resident of Montpellier was found dead in his car on Tuesday evening


His damaged Peugeot 307 was discovered hidden by vegetation at the exit of a sharp corner, on the 26th Department, Guzargues district.

Investigating the disturbing disappearance of a 26-year-old young man from Montpellier, unfortunately is the macabre discovery that the gendarmes of the Brigade of Saint-Mathieu-de-Trviers made, this Tuesday, September 20 evening.

In fact, at the end of a sharp bend, on the 26th Department, Guzargues district towards Sainte-Croix-de-Quintillargues, they discovered his damaged Peugeot 307, invisible from the road because it is hidden by vegetation. And, unfortunately on board, the victim, who died at the wheel.

The path is returned

The young man had left his home on Sunday evening to go to a meeting. But after two days without news of him, his relatives approached the gendarmerie services to report his disappearance.

The soldiers of the regiment of Saint-Mathieu-de-Trviers then decided to try to follow the route that the young man of Montpellier could take from his home to where he had to go. Finally it was at this heavy edge of the D26 that they saw the bumper of his car. A tip that immediately led them to do research in the industry.

Results are pending

After this macabre discovery, there are many questions. When did the tragedy happen? In what environment? Was another car involved in this fatal accident? This is what the gendarmes of the Jacou-Clapiers brigade, arrested by the investigation, will have to decide.

At this time, an autopsy was conducted on the victim’s body, early Wednesday afternoon, to determine if he was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Results are pending.