The spokeswoman for the Ministry of the Interior, Camille Chaize, called on Monday the two people who were in Pierre Palmade’s car when it collided with another vehicle to “surrender” to “explain the facts” .
The accident took place on Friday around 7:00 p.m., on the D372 at Villiers-en-Bière, in the south of Seine-et-Marne, causing, in addition to the star comedian, three serious injuries including a child and a woman. pregnant who lost her baby.
Pierre Palmade tested positive for cocaine and, according to a police source, witnesses reported that two passengers, aged around 20, who were in his vehicle had fled after the collision.
“I call on them to go to any police station or gendarmerie brigade to explain the facts. This is important in the context of the judicial investigation,” Camille Chaize told France Info.
“Anything that will allow the investigators to gather elements is important. We miss these two people. We have to be able to hear them to really reconstruct the facts”, continued Ms. Chaize.
An investigation was opened in Melun for homicide and involuntary injuries resulting in total incapacity for work for more than three months, by driver under the influence of narcotics.
Seriously affected during the accident, the days of the 54-year-old actor and director are no longer in danger.
Companion of the night and his excesses, Pierre Palmade was sentenced in 1995 for cocaine consumption. In 2019, he was taken into custody for “use and acquisition of narcotics” after being falsely accused of rape.