Man arrested after hit and run in La Clusaz
French police have arrested a man after a hit and run accident left two British tourists seriously injured in the ski resort of La Clusaz.
The couple were first taken to Annecy hospital – the woman was later transferred to Grenoble for further treatment. They’re said to be stable.
The couple, aged 25 and 30, were waiting on the side of the road. Police say a car, travelling at very high speed, lost control and crashed into them. The strength of the impact hurled debris more than 30 meters according to police.
The driver fled the scene of the accident – he was later tracked down.