81-year-old run over at petrol station

An 81-year-old pedestrian was run over at a petrol station in the Homburger Landstraße on Friday, 22nd June, 2013, after being hit by a Mercedes being driven by an 82-year-old driver.

The pedestrian was so severely hurt, that attempts to save here were unsuccessful.

Although the exact cause of the accident is unknown, police have suggested that the driver may have confused the brake and accelerator pedals. 


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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