Turn right onto the tracks…

One Mercedes driver showed a little too much trust in her satellite navigation equipment on Friday evening (29th November, 2013).

At the corner of the Hohemarkstraße and Kupferhammerweg, the voice said “turn right”, and turn she did, without realising that the Kuperhammerweg starts 20 metres away on the other side of the U-Bahn tracks.

Instead she turned right onto the tracks, grounding the car.

Trains were halted whilst the car was towed back onto the road.  The car was slightly damaged but no-one was hurt.


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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