21.12.2020 – 21:04
Mönchengladbach fire department
Mönchengladbach, December 21, 2020, 4:02 p.m., BAB 52 FR Düssekdorf in the tangent to the BAB 44 FR KrefeldMönchengladbach, 12/21/2020, 4:02 p.m., BAB 52 FR Düssekdorf in the tangent to the BAB 44 FR Krefeld (ots)
At around 4:02 p.m. there was a traffic accident with a car and three occupants on the federal motorway (BAB) 52 in the direction of Düsseldorf in the tangent to the BAB 44 in the direction of Krefeld.
The driver lost control of his vehicle for an as yet unexplained cause. The vehicle overturned several times and overcame several guard rails. The three occupants were seriously injured in the traffic accident.
A paramedic who happened to be present looked after the people until the rescue workers arrived. The injured were given emergency medical care by the ambulance crews at the scene. Then the two injured people were transported by ambulance to hospitals in Mönchengladbach and Düsseldorf. The third injured person was flown to Duisburg with the Christoph 9 rescue helicopter.
During the rescue measures, part of the tangent in FR Krefeld was closed to traffic. There is a backlog in the evening rush hour. The police have started investigations into the course of the accident.
The fire and rescue train from fire and rescue station I (Neuwerk), the rescue vehicle from the technology and logistics center (Holt), the Neuwerk unit of the volunteer fire brigade, three ambulances, an ambulance, an ambulance from the city of Willich were in action Rescue helicopter Christoph 9 from Duisburg and the command service of the professional fire brigade.
Head of operations: Fire chief Mario Valles-Fernandez
City of Mönchengladbach
Department 37 – Fire Brigade
Management and situation center
Phone: 02166 / 9989-0
Press support: 02166/9786535
Email: [email protected]
Original content by: Mönchengladbach Fire Brigade, transmitted by news aktuell