The octogenarian, driving his car, was very lucky. Montmélian party (Savoie) Sunday, the 84-year-old driver did not realize that he had entered the A43 in the opposite direction. He traveled about 30 km before taking the A41, always in the opposite direction of traffic.
No accidents were caused
A firefighter crossed his path and tried to make him react by honking. But the octogenarian, who was traveling at a speed of 120 km / h, went on his way without even realizing his mistake.
The gendarmes of the motorway group intervened and managed to get the driver off the highway at Crolles en Isère, avoiding a tragedy.
Accompanied at home by police, the 84-year-old man was subject to a retention of license. A procedure has been opened, reveals The liberated Dauphine.