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Snow chaos on Bavaria's streets: Numerous accidents keep the police busy - novice drivers die


Snowy roads and inappropriate speed were the most common causes of the numerous accidents in Bavaria. The emergency services were on duty on Tuesday night.

Snowy roads and inappropriate speed were the most common causes of the numerous accidents in Bavaria.

The emergency services were on duty on Tuesday night.

  • A novice driver dies after a head-on collision near Weiden in the Upper Palatinate.

  • Sometimes nothing worked on the A8 and A93.

  • There were many smaller accidents with sheet metal damage in Munich *.


- In large parts of Bavaria, the massive

snowfalls of

the past 24 hours have led to sometimes catastrophic road conditions.

And it should keep snowing for the next few days.

There were particularly frequent crashes in the state capital itself. The

Munich * police


165 accidents

from Monday evening to Tuesday morning


Few people were injured in the process.

It often remained with sheet metal damage.


fire department *

sometimes had to take care of broken buses and trams.

Weather chaos in Bavaria: tragic accident on the B22

A particularly tragic accident occurred on Monday evening.

Two cars collided on the B22


Weiden in the Upper Palatinate


The 18-year-old driver of a VW Golf was trapped in his car.

Only the

fire brigade was

able to free him with heavy equipment, writes


The novice driver was injured so seriously in the accident that he died at the

scene of




The driver of the other car, a 44-year-old in a Seat Ibiza, was also seriously injured.

She was immediately taken to



An expert now has to determine how the accident happened.


A particularly tragic accident occurred near Weiden in the Upper Palatinate.


On the

A8 in the direction of Salzburg

nothing worked for a long time on Monday evening.

There were massive traffic delays between the Rohrdorf and Frasdorf junctions, reports the

Rosenheim police


The backwater reached almost ten kilometers.

The reason was the smooth road surface due to the heavy snowfall *.

Several trucks stood sideways and needed support from the motorway maintenance authority.


entire motorway was closed for

two hours


The congestion only cleared around 11 p.m.

Weather chaos in Bavaria: tank truck overturns on the A93

On Tuesday morning, it was also jammed on the


at the height of the triangle Saalhaupt.

A tanker truck driver lost control of his vehicle and fell over on his right side.

Fortunately, the truck had not




goods, just a mixture of glue, writes the



Nevertheless, the

motorway had

to be closed on both lanes for recovery.

Although the


occurred at 8:30 a.m., the clean-up work is still ongoing.

However, the lane towards Munich should soon be released again.

The driver of the


was uninjured.


A dangerous goods truck overturned on the A93 at Dreieck Saalhaupt.

The motorway then had to be closed.

© NEWS5 / Pieknik




Upper Bavaria

, a car landed nose-first in an overflow ditch.

At around 7.10 p.m. the driver of the car suddenly had to

brake in

front of a

level crossing


The car slipped on the slippery road surface and landed in the ditch.

The two inmates then had to be freed from their car by the emergency services, writes the

Perach fire brigade

on their Facebook profile.

You were unharmed.

Only a truck crane could then pull the car back onto the road.

In Weyarn in the Miesbach district, a truck slipped off the road and landed in a field on its side *.

Weather chaos in Bavaria: In Plößberg, an Audi hits a tree

Also on Monday evening, a man between




(Tirschenreuth district) lost control of his Audi A5 and hit a tree head-on.

At around 7 p.m. he took a slight left turn off the road.


rescue workers

brought the driver with moderate injuries to the nearby clinic, reports



fire brigade

then had to clean the scene of the accident.


On the state road near Plößberg, an Audi came off the lane and hit a tree head-on.

© NEWS5 / Wellenhöfer

Also on Monday evening,

a fatal accident

occurred on the



the Weilheim-Schongau district


A car hit a crash barrier and was thrown 25 meters through the air by the force of the impact *.

The 23-year-old driver and his 20-year-old passenger died at the scene of the accident.

However, it is still unclear whether the

accident was

related to the

blowing snow

and the

slippery road conditions


In total, the

Upper Bavaria South police


almost 70 accidents, according to a spokeswoman for the presidium.

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Source: merkur

All news articles on 2021-01-27

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