Lorry and U-Bahn collided at crossing

A lorry and a U-Bahn train have collided at the Zimmersmühlenweg level crossing.

The collision took place on Thursday, 2nd May, 2013 at around 3.35pm, when the driver of a lorry travelling along the Frankfurter Landstraße turned left into the Zimmersmühlenweg and oversaw the U-Bahn coming from Oberursel’s station and travelling towards Bommersheim.

Luckily, no-one was injured and there were only around 20 passengers in the train.  The damage is estimated at €23,000 – €20,000 of which is to the U-Bahn.  Both the train and the lorry were able to continue their journeys unassisted.

About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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