Serious accident on the A6 between Viernheim and Mannheim-Sandhofen: According to the fire brigade and police, a car transporter broke through the guardrail. He fell several meters down.
Overturned in embankment
For reasons that are not yet known, the 63-year-old driver of a semi-trailer truck from the Saarlouis district that was loaded with several cars lost control of his vehicle, broke through the crash barrier and then rolled over on the adjacent embankment. That’s what the police told us.
By rescue helicopter in clinic
The truck driver was seriously injured. He was taken to a hospital by rescue helicopter. The amount of property damage was not immediately clear. Traffic was backed up for several kilometers at the scene of the accident.
As the police announced, a truck driver (63) lost control around 2 p.m. for reasons that have not yet been clarified and broke through the guardrail.
The trailer truck, loaded with several cars, then overturned and landed on an embankment.
The 62-year-old truck driver was seriously injured and had to be flown to the hospital in a rescue helicopter.
The extent of the damage was initially unclear.
The salvage of the truck should take several hours.
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