Police ticker for Freiburg, July 26, 2022: LKr. Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Auggen, 11 injured in traffic accident between Neuenburg and Steinenstadt

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LKr. Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Auggen, 11 injured in traffic accident between Neuenburg and Steinenstadt

Freiburg (ots) –

A traffic accident, in which a total of 11 people were injured, occurred on the morning of July 26, 2022, around 9:30 a.m., on the L134 between Neuenburg and Steinenstadt.

A car had to wait at the junction to Auggen due to traffic. The following vehicle recognized this and stopped behind the person waiting. A third vehicle, which was also heading towards Steinenstadt, drove into the first two vehicles.

The driver of the car, who originally wanted to turn, remained unharmed. A 31-year-old woman and a small child in the middle vehicle were killed by the accident seriously injured and taken to a clinic by rescue helicopter. There is no danger to life.

A youth group was in the presumably accident-causing van. The nine occupants, aged 12 to 22, were injured and taken to nearby hospitals. Three of the vehicle occupants were seriously injured. Their lives are not in danger either.

A fourth, oncoming vehicle was damaged by vehicle parts flying around. The three vehicles directly involved in the accident were totaled.

The relatives of the people involved in the accident have now been notified.

The Neuenburg fire brigade and several rescue helicopters and ambulances were deployed at the accident site. Trained personnel were also deployed by the emergency services and the police to look after the relatives.

The Freiburg traffic police have started investigating the accident. The road that was closed to record the accident was reopened at 2:00 p.m.


Media inquiries please contact:

Police Headquarters FreiburgStefan KrausPress OfficeTelephone: 0761 / [email protected]


Original content from: Freiburg Police Headquarters, transmitted by news aktuell
This report was sent by the police headquarters in Freiburg on July 26, 2022, at 7:14 a.m.

Accident statistics and casualties in road traffic over the last 3 years

In the state Baden-Wuerttemberg there was a year 2020 of a total of 32,204 road accidents involving personal injury 330 fatalities and 39,620 injured. There has been a slight downward trend in the traffic accidents recorded by the police throughout Germany in recent years. In 2020, a total of 2,245,245 accidents occurred in road traffic 2,685,661 cases in 2019 and 2,636,468 cases in 2018. This trend can also be observed in the number of accidents involving personal injury. In 2020, there were 264,499 accidents in which people were injured, and a total of 3,046 people were killed. In 2018, 3,275 fatalities were recorded out of 308,721 accidents involving personal injury.

Fires and arson in 2020 in Germany and Baden-Württemberg

In Baden-Wuerttemberg drove the municipal fire brigades in 2020 in total 111,302 missions, of which 18,139 cases involved fire operations. 11,114 people could be rescued from fires and technical assistance, but for 1,554 people the help came too late. According to police records, in Germany in 2020 20,735 cases of arson or causing a fire hazard. According to fire protection statistics, around 200,000 house fires are recorded every year. This means that every two minutes a fire ignites somewhere. Around 600 people die in house fires in Germany every year.

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