At 239 km/h on the A94: woman dies in accident – Porsche driver receives a mild verdict
Created: 12/21/2022 11:06 am
The accident victim's Mercedes: Elisabeth K. had no chance of surviving © fib/Ess
A Porsche driver crashes into the Mercedes of a 66-year-old woman at over 200 km/h, the woman dies.
A court now convicted the man of negligent bodily harm.
Altötting – On February 8, the customs inspector was about to inspect a vintage car and trailer on the A94 near Neuötting (district of Altötting) when a Porsche roared up from behind.
"He'll have to brake soon," the official thought to himself.
Then the PS bullet from forwarder Johann R. hit Elisabeth K.'s (66) Mercedes in the fast lane.
The mother of two had no chance of survival.
Fatal accident on A94: Porsche crashes into Mercedes at over 200 km/h
In the trial before the district court in Altötting on Monday (December 19), the 44-year-old defendant apologized in tears: "I can't get rid of the pictures, I wake up at night bathed in sweat.
I would give anything to reverse that.” But he did not want to accept a penalty order for a fine.
However, the taking of evidence before the judge did not put his act in a better light.
According to the expert, Johann R. was on the highway at 9:20 p.m. at 239 km/h and also had 0.43 per thousand alcohol in his blood.
The 44-year-old driver's broken Porsche.
Six seconds before the impact, he switched from the right to the left lane.
He hit Elisabeth K. in the rear at 206 km/h and catapulted her into the vintage car that was driving next to her.
The driver reports: “There was an impact and my steering wheel snapped.
I just saw something fly by and disappear into the dark, wondering why a car has wheels on the roof.”
Porsche driver sentenced to 10 months probation
The victim died on the spot from a broken neck.
Since then, the perpetrator has been driven to Munich weekly for psychological treatment.
Before the district court, he was sentenced to ten months probation for negligent homicide in combination with negligent bodily harm.
He was also banned from driving for six months.
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