Blue light report for Freiburg, 11/23/2021: Lkrs. Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald / Hartheim: Accident on the A5 towards Karlsruhe – exit

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Lkrs. Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald / Hartheim: Accident on the A5 towards Karlsruhe – exit

Freiburg (ots) –

This morning, November 23rd, 2021, a traffic accident occurred shortly after 7:00 a.m. on the A5 Basel in the direction of Karlsruhe between Hartheim / Heitersheim and Bad Krozingen.

According to the current state of knowledge, a 55-year-old driver probably missed the exit at the truck stop and tried to back up, which resulted in a collision with an approaching truck.

The 63-year-old truck driver was turned away with the vehicle from the right-hand lane over the ramp into the countryside and finally stood across the threading branch.

Both drivers are currently being taken to hospitals for evaluation, but fortunately were only slightly injured.

The motorway can be used. Traffic disruptions or closures are to be expected in the course of the ongoing accident record in the area of ​​approach and departure.

Status: 8:40 a.m.

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Original content by: Police Headquarters Freiburg, transmitted by news aktuell
This notification was transmitted on November 23, 2021, 11:08 a.m. by the Freiburg Police Headquarters.

Accident statistics and road traffic accidents for the past 3 years

In the state Baden-Wuerttemberg was there in the year 2020 of a total of 32,204 road traffic accidents with personal injury 330 fatalities and 39,620 injured. There is a slight downward trend in traffic accidents recorded by the police in the whole of Germany in recent years. In 2020 there were a total of 2,245,245 accidents in the Road traffic recorded, whereas in 2019 there were 2,685,661 cases and in 2018 2,636,468 cases. This development can also be observed in the number of accidents with personal injury. In 2020 there were 264,499 accidents with injured persons, a total of 3,046 casualties in the process. In 2018, of 308,721 personal injury accidents, 3,275 fatalities were recorded.

+++ Note to editors: This text was based on current data from Blue light report of the press portal and crime statistics of the BKA are created automatically. Original content from: “Meldungsgeber”, transmitted by news aktuell: To the press portal report +++

Read here also what new fines speeders and traffic offenders will have to expect in 2021. You will also learn interesting details about the Discussion about a speed limit for fewer accident fatalities in Germany.

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