A truck tore off the guardrail for several meters on the A1 towards Luxembourg-City on Monday at lunchtime. The machine is lying on its side and its driver was transported to the emergency room.
According to our first information, the driver of the weight was slightly injured during this spectacular accident which took place shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday on the A1 between Flaxweiler and Munsbach, in the direction of Luxembourg-City.
Shortly before 4:00 p.m., the CITA indicated that the A1 was completely closed to traffic in the Germany-Luxembourg direction between the Potaschberg and Munsbach exits, without giving details on its reopening for the moment.
For an undetermined reason, the driver collided with a van of a company parked on the emergency lane to warn users of the A1 motorway of work in progress on the guardrail, 500 meters further along.
The driver of the truck then lost control of his engine, which struck the guardrail on the right and pierced him. The slide was torn off under the weight of the shock and, in its mad rush, the truck severed several trees before lying on its side. In false posture on the side and below the road.
The right lane of the A1 had been blocked to traffic since the accident. The traffic passing slowly through the passing lane until the complete closure of the motorway towards the capital.