A commotion at the Epernay railway station on Wednesday. A large device made up of firefighters, police and a team from Smur arrived on site shortly after 11 a.m. and blocked access to the building.
The reason for their presence? An industrial accident that occurred at 10:28 am on the renovation site of the station awning.
Of the seven workers present, one died, another was transported to Reims University Hospital in serious condition and twelve other people were referred to the Epernay hospital for psychological support.
Train traffic departing and arriving at Epernay is at a standstill. Substitution coaches have been set up between Reims and Épernay.
However, the circulation of buses from the bus station is maintained