Police news for Hanover, October 28, 2021: Call for witnesses: Small truck drives onto a trailer on the federal motorway (BAB) 7 – driver (32) seriously injured
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Witness call: Small truck drives onto a tractor-trailer on the federal motorway (BAB) 7 – the driver (32) is critically injured
Hanover (ots) –
On Wednesday evening, October 27th, 2021, a van collided with a trailer truck on the BAB 7 between the Laatzen junction and the Hanover-Wülferode Ost service area. The driver of the van suffered from the accident life-threatening injuries. The police are looking for witnesses.
According to previous knowledge of the Hanover traffic accident service, a 32-year-old driver of a white Renault Master van with tarpaulin was driving on the BAB 7 in the direction of Hamburg at around 7:10 p.m. Between the Laatzen junction and the Hanover-Wülferode Ost service area, the 32-year-old drove into a standing Volvo truck in the right lane due to a traffic jam. As a result of the impact, the van wedged itself under the semi-trailer of a 57-year-old driver. The 32-year-old was trapped in the van due to the accident and had to be rescued by the fire brigade. As a result of the accident, the man suffered serious injuries and was an ambulance in a hospital. The man’s life is currently in danger. The 57 driver of the articulated lorry suffered minor injuries and was given medical care on site by paramedics. The lane in the direction of Hamburg was closed for about one and a half hours for the rescue measures and the accident recording. The police estimate the total damage to be around 30,000 euros.
The Hanover Traffic Accident Service is investigating negligent bodily harm due to an accident. Witnesses who can give information about the accident and the driving behavior of the driver of the white Renault Masters with tarpaulin are asked to report to the Hanover Traffic Accident Service on 0511 109-1888. / bo
This notification was sent on October 28, 2021, 10:00 a.m. by the Hanover Police Department.
Accident statistics and road traffic accidents for the past 3 years
In the state Lower Saxony was there in the year 2020 of a total of 27,804 road traffic accidents with personal injury 369 fatalities and 34,974 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, in contrast 2,685,661 cases in 2019 and 2,636,468 cases in 2018. This can also be observed in the number of accidents with personal injury. In 2020 there were 264,499 accidents involving injuries, and a total of 3,046 people were killed. In 2018, of 308,721 personal injury accidents, 3,275 fatalities were recorded.
Fires and arson in 2020 in Germany
In 2020, according to police records, in Germany 20,735 arson cases or causing a fire hazard. According to fire protection statistics, around 200,000 house fires are regularly recorded. This means that every two minutes a fire will ignite somewhere. Every year around 600 people in Germany die in house fires.
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