July 1, 2003
Swiss woman sends SMS while driving. Kills 2 and 2 seriously wounded
A mother of two young children 1 and 3, pregnant with her third child was sending an SMS while driving on a French freeway at 100 m/per hour in June. She ran into a police vehicule with 4 officers. The collision was so violent they were ejected from the car. One was killed on the spot, one died on the way to the hospital, one has spinal cord injury and the fourth, multiple fractures and a burst liver. The French government is an uproar with French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy calling the woman" irresponsible and a killer": "For sending an SMS, 5 familes are overcome with trajedy, it's the equivalent of an assassination", reports RTL.
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