Hanover. Traffic chaos on the A2 Hanover!
In the night of Wednesday it was on the A2 Hanover crashed violently. An accident had started a chain reaction. And in the end the autobahn had to be completely closed due to the large number of uninvited guests.
A2 fully blocked near Hanover: truck with nimble freight overturned
According to the motorway police in Hanover, the A2 between Lauenau and Bad Nenndorf had to be blocked on both sides.
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Before that, a car in the direction of Dortmund had crashed into a truck without braking. Later, two more trucks and a chicken truck crashed in the vicinity of the first scene of the accident.
Accident statistics in Lower Saxony in 2020
- Corona has resulted in significantly fewer accidents
- 184,844 accidents in total on the roads of Lower Saxony (-15.2 percent compared to the previous year)
- 370 people died (in 2019 there were 432)
- 35,005 people were injured – 5260 of them seriously
- The main causes of accidents are excessive speed, disregard of the right of way, drink-driving and mistakes when turning or overtaking
The transporter with the chickens overturned and the animals are looking for their way outside. Unfortunately, they ran around in all the lanes of the autobahn. The A2 was also blocked in the direction of Berlin.
How exactly the accident came about has not yet been clarified. (Red)