It was a night the world will never forget. On Aug. 31, 1997 Diana was involved in a deadly car crash in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris, France, while allegedly being pursued by the paparazzi. The news spread like wildfire and our hearts were collectively broken over the shocking loss of the princess fondly nicknamed the “Queen of Hearts.”
Xavier Gourmelon, 50, a firefighter who arrived on the scene of the fatal accident, said the princess was conscious when he got to her. He gave her CPR and was hopeful that she was going to come through it.
Xavier Gourmelon Gave CPR To Princess Diana At The Crash Site
He told The Sun when he arrived at the scene: “The car was in a mess and we just dealt with it like any road accident. We got straight to work to see who needed help and who was alive.”
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She lived her life in the spotlight.
Aug. 31, 1997 Was A Day The World Will Never Forget
She’ll forever be missed.