Buses diverted from Thursday until Sunday

Due to a riding tournament taking place in Bommersheim the bus routes 42, 44, 46, 47 and 49 will be diverted from Thursday, 3rd July until Sunday, 6th July, 2014.

Instead of their normal route, they will travel along the Lange Straße in both directions.  Replacement stops for Kalbacher Straße and Goldackerweg  will be set up near the Burgstraße, Im Ölgarten and Goldackerweg.


Witnesses sought after accident in Lange Straße

Police in Oberursel are asking witnesses to come forward after an accident in the Lange Straße on Tuesday, 7th January, 2014 at around 6pm.

Apparently the a dark coloured Citroen Berlingo hit a silver car parked on the side of the road about 80m from the junction with the Homburger Landstraße, causing the left wing-mirror to be torn off.

The driver of the Citroen drove off without dealing with the damage, but atthe same time, the owner of the silver car has not come forward either.

Anyone with information that would help the police is asked to call 06171 62400.

€300,000 damage caused by fire in Bommersheim

A fire in the Lange Straße in Bommersheim resulted in not only the fire brigade, but also the police, the agency for technical relief (THW), and the local council yard being alerted.

The emergency call was received at 7pm on Wednesday, 28th August, 2013, and by the time the first emergency services arrived the object concerned – a bahn – was already in flames.

The barn had been converted to be used as a place of sotrage and as a workshop.  It contained a number of classic cars, motorcycles and tractors, owned by the owner of the building

According to the police investigation, the fire was caused by the owner by accident, when a flame shot out of the motorcycle that he was working on.

Although he attempted to put out the flames himself, he failed to do so and then called the fire brigade.  They were able to make sure that residents in the surrounding buildings were not in danger, but the barn itself was badly damaged.

A number of the vehicles were completely burnt out with estimates of the damage put at €300,000.

In total, 76 members of the fire brigade attended, with police cordoning off the  area and on-call employees from the local council yard providing the necessary signs to block off the streets.

Members of the fire brigade stayed on site for the whole night to make sure that the fire did not re-ignite.

Witness sought after near traffic accident

A police carPolice in Oberursel are asking a witness to come forward, who may be able to help in the case of a endangering traffic and verbal assault last week.

On Tuesday, 1st November, at around 5.10pm a driver ignored the right of way  of another car at the junction of the Homburger Landstraße and Lange Straße.  The driver of a Skoda was able to brake in time to avoid an accident, but at the same time a child who was using the pedestrian crossing at the point in the road was caught up in the situation.

The female driver of a large, red vehicle who had stopped at the crossing may be able to help police with their enquiries and is asked to call 06171 62400.

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