Several people injured in shunt at traffic lights

An accident at the corner of the Frankfurter Landstraße and Ludwig-Erhard-Straße last Thursday afternoon (22nd August, 2013) left several people injured.

After several cars had already stopped at a set of traffic lights, an 82-year-old man was approaching the queue in a Mercedes car when his foot slid off the brake pedal, causing the car to hit the Peugeot in front of him.

This was shunted onto a Renault Twingo, which in turn hin an Opel Vectra.

The drivers of the Mecedes, Renault, Opel and a passenger in the Renault were slightly injured.

The total damage is estimated at €13,000.

Kurmainzer Straße to be closed for 8 weeks

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe Kurmainzer Straße in Weißkirchen is to be closed between 1st October and 30th November 2012 to allow a bridge across the Urselbach to be rebuilt.

Traffic will be diverted along the Ludwig-Erhard-Straße, Zimmersmühlenweg and Weißkirchener Straße.

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Partial Closure of the Frankfurter Landstraße extended

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaThe partial closure of the Frankfurter Landstraße between the Ludwig-Erhard-Straße and the Kurmainzerstraße has been extended until Friday, 10th August (2012).

Traffic travelling from Oberursel to Frankfurt will continue to be diverted via the Ludwig-Erhard-Straße, Oberurseler Straße and Kurmainzer Straße.

Witnesses sought after Frankfurter Landstraße blocked

A German Policeman - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / totalpicsPolice in Oberursel are looking for whoever is responsible for putting an un-lit “Warnbarke” – a sign usually used to block off a road for roadworks – in the middle of the Frankfurter Landstraße in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The driving of a car travelling from Niederursel towards Oberursel noticed the sign too late, causing damage to the car of around 2,000 Euro.

Those responsible will probably be charged with “dangerous intervention in road traffic”, and the police are asking anyone with information on who put the sign there to call them on 06171 62400.

Frankfurter Landstraße to be one-way for building work

Roadworks sign - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / RedKoalaPart of the Frankfurter Landstraße will be closed from Wednesday, 11th July, until Wednesday, 25th July, 2012 to allow work on the access road to the new Edeka supermarket in Weißkirchen to take place.

Traffic travelling from Frankfurt to Oberursel will remain on the usual road, which will be reduced to a single one-way lane between the Ludwig-Erhard-Straße and the Kurmainzer Straße.

Traffic travelling from Oberursel to Frankfurt will be diverted via the Ludwig-Erhard-Straße, Oberurseler Straße and Kurmainzer Straße.

Delays are expected on this part of the road and as a consequence drivers are asked to allow extra time for their journeys.

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