Two men are said to have argued in front of a deposit machine in a Kaufland store in Alsdorf: 20 minutes later, one hit the other fatally with his car. (Symbolic image) © Imago/mix1press
A pedestrian in Alsdorf near Aachen dies after a traffic accident. Previously, he had argued with the driver at a deposit machine at Kaufland.
Alsdorf – Fatal crash and hit-and-run! The Aachen police are investigating a man who injured a pedestrian in Alsdorf in a life-threatening manner. The accident occurred around 7:22 p.m. on Wednesday evening (June 20).
Police investigate after accident in Alsdorf: 28-year-old drives 46-year-old – pedestrian dies in hospital
The perpetrator, a 28-year-old man, is said to have hit the pedestrian and then piled up from the scene of the accident. An emergency doctor treated the victim and took the 46-year-old to the hospital. But there he died of his injuries, police said on Friday.
Although the 28-year-old had first moved away from the scene of the accident, but later appeared at the Alsdorf police station. Nevertheless, the exact circumstances are still unclear. The Traffic Commissariat is investigating and asking for witnesses.
Fatal accident after Kaufland dispute at deposit machine: police ask for clues
About 20 minutes before the accident, the two men are said to have argued in a supermarket branch on Konrad-Adenauer-Straße. The supermarket is a Kaufland. The altercation took place at the deposit machine and at the cash register. Did the 28-year-old intentionally hit the 46-year-old? According to the Bild newspaper, the police are investigating on suspicion of negligent homicide, and he is also accused of hit-and-run.
Who witnessed the quarrel or accident? The Aachen police are hoping for witnesses and are asking for clues. Anyone who has noticed something should get in touch: during the day at 0241-9577-42101 or outside office hours at 0241-9577-34200.