Cars & Motor

Swiss driver (64) comes off the road on the A96: passenger (59) seriously injured

Quelle: ALL-IN.DE (Glomex)

On Sunday morning, a driver from Switzerland left the road on the A96, and his passenger was seriously injured. The 64-year-old driver was heading towards Lindau and had lost control of his vehicle at the Weißensberg motorway exit. He first threw himself against the central barrier, then he landed on the embankment next to the road. Cause of accident probably microsleep The driver was slightly injured in the accident, his 59-year-old passenger brought a rescue helicopter to the St. Gallen hospital with serious injuries. According to the police report, the cause of the accident was that the driver fell asleep at the wheel. The police are now investigating a road hazard. A96 towards Lindau completely closed The police had to completely block the motorway in the direction of Lindau for almost an hour and a half for the accident recording and the rescue service. Five vehicles from the Weißensberg and Lindau fire brigade and eight vehicles from the rescue service were deployed. Police are looking for witnesses to the accident The accident was observed by a previously unknown witness, who also initially provided first aid. However, he left the scene of the accident before the police arrived at the scene and the personal details could be collected. The witness is asked to report to the Lindau Police Inspectorate on Tel. 08382/910-0