Pedestrian (29) is run over several times and dies - emergency services deeply affected
Created: 12/21/2022, 8:39 am
By: Klaus-Maria Mehr
Police and rescue workers expected a heavy operation on Tuesday evening in Schweinfurt.
A pedestrian was hit by a car and then run over several times.
Schweinfurt – The accident happened late Tuesday evening on the Hahnen Hügel Bridge in Schweinfurt.
The six-lane B286 crosses the bridge.
The police are still investigating the exact cause of the accident.
Not much is known at the moment.
A photo from the scene of the accident.
The pedestrian apparently crashed into the windshield of that car and was then thrown further onto the next lane of the multi-lane road.
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Fatal accident in Schweinfurt: man hit and run over by car
It is clear that a 68-year-old from the neighboring district of Haßberge was driving his VW on the Hahnen Hügel Bridge in the direction of Schwebheim, reportedly in the right lane.
The terrible accident happened about 200 meters after the bridge.
The driver hit a 29-year-old pedestrian head-on.
The man hit the windshield and was thrown deeper into the street.
There he was run over by one, maybe several cars.
The emergency doctor could do nothing more for the 29-year-old.
He succumbed to his serious injuries at the scene of the accident.
Hard work for rescuers: the emergency doctor could only determine death
In a traffic accident on Tuesday evening on the B286, a pedestrian was hit by a car.
After the first message was received by the integrated control center, the emergency services and the police immediately went to the scene of the accident.
An emergency doctor could only determine the death of the man.
Police investigate: Why was the 29-year-old on the street?
emergency services affected
The Schweinfurt police are investigating the background, especially why the pedestrian was on the bridge at the time.
It is a six-lane federal highway.
There are no pedestrian crossings or sidewalks at the side of the road.
"Right now, just before Christmas, the family celebration, this affects us emergency services even more than usual," says police chief Stefan Eckert at the scene of the accident.
"It's bad when someone's life is taken so unexpectedly."
One of the drivers was also taken to hospital with minor injuries.
The B286 was completely blocked in the direction of Schwebheim for a long time.
In addition to the fire brigade, the road maintenance department was also on hand to provide support.
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