Police asking for witnesses

Police are asking for witnesses to an attempted theft, a broken into car, and an accident.  All of which took place the weekend before last.

Thieves attempted to steal an Aprilia scooter (“Roller”) from the entrance to a courtyard sometime between 3pm on Sunday, 23rd July and 7pm on Monday, 24th July, 2017.  The scooter was locked up and they were unsuccessful, but caused several hundred Euros of damage in the process.

An Audi A3 was broken into on a car park in the Hohemarkstraße between 7pm on Sunday and 12 noon on Monday.  The passenger side window was smashed and a purse stolen from within the car which contained ID and bank cards.

And in “An der Heide” the front of a VW Passat estate (“Kombi”) was damaged between 6pm on Sunday and 11.15am on Monday.  The damage is estimated at €1,000.  The driver of the car that caused the damage drove off without leaving their details.

Witnesses are asked to call police in Oberursel on 06171 62400.

Porsche cars damaged in parking mistake

On Friday, 14th July, 2017 at 6pm a 21-year-old driver was leaving a parking space at the Audi centre in the Willy-Brandt-Straße.  Although they wanted to reverse their Ford Focus out of the space, they put it in the wrong gear and drove forwards instead.

The car then rolled about 20m before going down an embankment, where it hit two fences that fell over and damaged two Porsche cars in the process.

The damage to the three cars and the fence is estimated at €16,000 in total.

Car mirrors damaged in the Altkönigstraße

Police report that two cars parked in the Altkönigstraße on Monday, 17th July, 2017, had their mirrors damaged.  One Mercedes and one Audi were affected, leaving €700 of damage.  Witnesses are asked to call 06171 62400.

Handbag stolen from car boot

Between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday afternoon (2nd July, 2017) thieves managed to open the boot of a black Audi parked in the Aumühlenstraße in Oberursel.  There, they stole a handbag that had been left in the boot.  The bag and its contents are worth around €1,000.

Police would like witnesses to call them on 06171 62400.


Crash during U-Turn on the Königsteiner Straße

A 74-year-old driving an Audi A1 crashed attempting to make a U-Turn on the Königsteiner Straße (K772) on Tuesday, 7th January, 2014 at around 2pm.

They were heading from Königstein towards Oberursel when they turned off into the Königsteiner Straße and then tried to turn around to return to the B455.  However the driver oversaw the traffic island and hit one of the roadsigns causing €3,000 of damage.

Collision with overtaking taxi

An accident occurred late at night at the junction of the Oberhöchstadter Straße and Weingärtenumgehung on Wednesday, 23rd October, 2013.

The 19-year-old driver of an Audi heading out of the town wanted to turn left from the Oberhöchstadter Straße onto the Weingärtenumgehung (by-pass), when just before the turning he was overtaken by a taxi.

The vehicles collided, as a result of which the Audi hit a wall.  Both drivers were slightly hurt.

Open manhole led to accident

Persons as yet unknown opened a manhole cover in the Feldbergstraße in the early hours of Saturday morning, causing an obstruction in the road.

A 28-year-old man from Friedrichsdorf in an Audi hit the obstruction, causing damage to the vehicle.  Witnesses who are able to help identify those responsible are asked to call Oberursel’s police station on 06171 62400.

Driver misinterpreted headlight flasher

An accident occured on the Feldbergstrasse last Friday (19th April, 2013) when an 18-year-old driver tried to back out an Audi of a parking space.

The 83-year-old driver of a Citroen was travelling along the road and turned on their full-beam headlights just before he reached the Audi, which the younger driver took to mean he was allowing her to leave the parking space.

The cars collided, causing €1,300 of damage.

Collision on the Hohemarkstraße

Monday afternoon saw a three-car collision on the Hohemarkstrasse, with one person being injured.

The accident took place near house number 57 and the cars were travelling towards the town centre.

The 30-year-old driver of a Lupo had to brake and the 80-year-old driver of an Audi following hin did so as well.  The 26-year-old driver of a Mercedes was unable to stop in time and shunted the Audi into the Lupo.

A passenger travelling in the Audi was slightly hurt and the damage to the vehicles is estimated at €2,500.

Medicine may have caused Blackout and accident

An accident at the “Drei Hasen” on Wednesday morning (6th February, 2013) may have been caused by the 75-year-old drive suffering a “blackout” after taking some form of medicine.

The Audi A6 crashed on the Homburger Landstraße whilst travelling towards Bad Homburg at high speed and without braking into a Mercedes Vito on the right-hand lane to Bommersheim.

Although the car was severely damaged, the Audi driver continued on his way and only stopped when he reached the “Zeilweg”.  From their he called the police himself.

His driving license was confiscated.  The damage is estimated at around €17,000.


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