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.

Early morning accident in the Altkönigstraße

In the early hours of Sunday morning (17th February, 2013), a 20-year-old man was driving his Renault car along the Altkönigstraße when he came into contact with two cars that had been properly parked and damaged them.

He continued on his journey without dealing with the situation and police believe that he was under the influence of alcohol at this time.  They were able to identify the car shortly afterwards and find out how was driving it.

They then found the driver at home in his flat and took him to the police station for a blood alcohol test.  His driving license was confiscated.  The damage to the cars is estimated at €5,200 but no-one was hurt.

Accident on the Kanonenstraße

Unfallzeit: Freitag, 08.02.2013 19:03 Uhr

Unfallort: 61440 Oberursel, L3004, Kanonenstraße

An accident which caused around €36,000 of damage took place on the Kanonenstraße (L3004) last Friday evening, 8th February, 2013.

A 21-year-old driver from Schmitten  was travelling along the road in a BMW towards Oberursel.  A 41-year-old driver, also from Schmitten, was travelling in the opposite direction in a Renault.

The BMW driver lost control of her vehicle in one of the curves due to ice on the road.  The car ended up on the opposite side of the road where it collided with the Renault.

The Renault hit the crash barrier and flipped onto the right-hand side of the car, however the driver was able to free himself.  Both drivers were slightly hurt.

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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