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.

Collision on the B455

A head-on collision took place on the B455 between the tunnel and the exit “Hohemark” last Thursday (31st January, 2013).

According to the the police report into the crash, a 55-year-old driver travelling from towards Königstein in a Renault crossed over onto the other side of the road and hit a Peugeot and a Porsche Cayenne.  The reason for this is as yet unknown.  Both he and the driver of the Porsche were trapped in their vehicles and had to be freed by the fire brigade.  All three drivers were injured.

The road was closed to allow the vehicles to be removed, the damage is estimated to be at least €100,000.

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