Fatal accident at the main train station in Hanau: a man was apparently on a service route on the tracks. Shortly afterwards, a regional train caught him.
Update from Sunday, November 21st, 2021, 7:17 p.m .: An accident occurred in Hanau on Saturday (November 20th, 2021). An 80-year-old man drove through an open gate on a railway company premises between a wood storage area and a buffer stop between the tracks for around 700 meters until he got stuck on a switch. This was announced by the 5Vision portal. Obviously the man overlooked the warning signs.
Rescue workers from the professional fire brigade, the Hanau-Mitte emergency department and the rescue service found a stationary regional train and a car in the track bed in the track area between the former Rüttgerswerke and the main train station. They were alerted about an accident between a train and a car in the Heideäcker area at around 9:15 p.m. The car was on a different track than the regional train. It wasn’t damaged.
When the emergency services searched the car, they found no inmate. However, they later found a man under the train. They couldn’t help him anymore. The deployment site was secured and illuminated. The passengers of the regional train were looked after by employees of Deutsche Bahn and the train drivers from the rescue service, explains 5Vision. A total of around 50 emergency services from the Hanau fire brigade, the rescue service, the police and Deutsche Bahn were on duty.
Hanau: terrible accident – 80-year-old had an accident
First report from Sunday, November 21st, 2021, 7:26 am: Hanau – Terrible accident on Saturday evening (November 20, 2021) near the main train station in Hanau*. A man died in a collision with a regional train. A spokesman for the Hanau fire department announced this to the 5Vision portal.
Apparently, the man is said to have been on a service route towards the old locomotive shed depot at the main train station in Hanau at around 9:20 p.m. According to the first information, the man then wanted to drive over several tracks to the opposite side because he should not have made any further progress on the road due to a fenced company site.
Fatal accident at Hanau main station: Investigators assume misfortune
According to 5Vision, the man got stuck in a switch with his car at a switch. Because he apparently continued on foot afterwards, it is said that there was a fatal collision with the regional train. The investigators are currently assuming a disaster.
The 50 passengers on the regional train had to stay in the train for two hours during the rescue work, after which a replacement rail service was organized. The train drove back to Hanau Central Station. Around 50 emergency services and several emergency managers from Deutsche Bahn were on duty, according to the spokesman for the Hanau fire brigade. (esa) * op-online.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.
It didn’t come in until September 2021 Hanau to a fatal accident*.
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