A seventy-seven year old man died in Martinique on Monday in a freak accident caused when his car handbrake failed.
According to local news reports, the man was outside the vehicle when the accident occurred at his home.
When the handbrake failed, the car hit him, slamming him into a wall.
Martinique 1 Ere reported that the mid-morning incident occurred at Lamentin.
The publication said emergency personnel who rushed to the scene after an alarm was raised, were unable to save victim.