A coach overturned on the A13 in Brandenburg, there are numerous seriously injured. The mission is running – the motorway is partially closed.
Update from July 30th, 2:35 p.m .: After the situation was initially confusing, the police and fire brigade announced in the afternoon that 19 people were injured in the coach accident on the A13, nine of them seriously. The nine seriously injured were taken to hospitals, the slightly injured were cared for on site in rescue tents, said the police spokesman. At first, it was not possible to provide further details about the travelers. The vehicle has a German license plate.
According to the police, the cause of the accident is still completely unclear. The coach came off the road to the right in the direction of Berlin and fell on its side. Apparently the bus in the area of the parking lot Krausnicker Berge Ost had driven onto an incipient protective barrier and overturned. The fire department had announced that the bus had overturned.
The A13 was completely closed for rescue and recovery work as well as traffic accident recording. There were traffic jams and traffic delays. At around 12.45 p.m., the lane in the direction of Dresden was cleared again. In the direction of Berlin, there should be traffic obstructions for a further few hours.
Coach accident on the A13: Nine people seriously injured
Update from July 30th, 12.55 p.m .: Nine people were seriously injured in the coach accident on the A13 near Schönwald in Brandenburg. This was announced by the spokesman for the South Police Department, Torsten Wendt, on Friday. He has not yet been able to give any precise information on the total number of injuries. Several slightly injured people would be cared for on site in tents. There were a total of 17 occupants and two drivers in the coach, which had 34 seats. At first it was assumed that the coach was fully occupied.
Coach accident on the A13: Numerous injuries – motorway completely closed
First report from July 30th: Staakow – On the A13 in Brandenburg, between Staakow and Freiwalde, there was a serious coach accident. As several media reports unanimously, a full bus overturned on the highway.
According to the news portal rbb24.de The accident happened when the coach wanted to turn into a parking lot and overturned. According to the police, the smaller coach had left the lane to the right and “fell to the side,” as Torsten Wendt, spokesman for the South Police Department, said. The cause of the accident is still completely unclear.
Coach accident on A13: Rescue helicopter in action – motorway closed
According to the Lausitz control center on Friday, 19 people were injured, two of them seriously. The police initially spoke of 12 injured. As a spokesman for the fire brigade announced, the accident was reported shortly before 10 a.m. The fire brigade was on site in the morning with six helicopters and 67 emergency vehicles. The highway was closed in both directions. *Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA
There was also a serious accident on Friday morning on the A99 in Bavaria *. A dangerous goods truck overturned. The highway is closed.
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