French comedian Pierre Palmade in critical condition
Comedian, actor and director Pierre Palmade was very seriously injured early Friday evening in a road accident in Seine-et-Marne and his life is at stake, a we learned from sources close to the case, confirming information from the JDD.
The accident, involving three cars, occurred at 6:45 p.m. on a secondary road at of the town of Villiers-en-Bière, and made four other victims, including a pregnant woman, her brother and a 6-year-old child. The vital prognosis of these three people is also engaged, said one of these sources.
The actor was in a first car, the other seriously injured in a second vehicle. An 80-year-old man was slightly injured in a third car.
Two of the three vehicles were impacted “very seriously”, according to the prefecture of Seine-et-Marne, specifying the assessment of “five injured including four serious”.
The victims “were evacuated” to hospitals, she added, referring to a collision with “strong kinetics”.
Father of a whole generation of comedians, Pierre Palmade, 54 years old, is a figure of the one-man-show and the private theater. He's a familiar face on TV and has starred in a dozen movies.