A traffic accident killed one in Marchienne-au-Pont in the middle of the afternoon. A motorcycle and a car collided around 3:30 pm, rue du port, for a reason that is still unknown. The site is considered to be accidental. The bike was cut in half and his driver died immediately. The road was closed to traffic. An expert from the Charleroi Prosecutor's Office came down to the scene of the tragedy. Police and firefighters also made the trip.