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Full closure on A2 after accident with dangerous goods transporter

2023-11-24T19:07:49.475Z

Highlights: Full closure on A2 after accident with dangerous goods transporter. Tanker truck loaded with liquefied gas had left the road and overturned on Friday morning. The driver of the truck was hospitalized with minor injuries, according to police. Rescue work lasted into the evening, the full closure could be lifted after 18:00 p.m. No hazardous substances had leaked, no hazardous substances were leaked, a police spokesman said in the evening. The exact cause of the accident was initially unclear.



Status: 24.11.2023, 19:57 PM

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Emergency vehicles of the police and fire brigade are parked on the A2, the police let the traffic roll away. © Cevin Dettlaff/dpa

Since Friday morning, no car has been able to get through on the A2 near Burg. Due to an overturned dangerous goods transporter, the highway was closed in both directions. The salvage work lasted into the evening.

Burg - An overturned hazardous goods transporter caused a full closure on the Autobahn 2 for many hours on Friday. The tanker truck loaded with liquefied gas had left the road and overturned on Friday morning in the area of a construction site near Burg (Jerichower Land district), the police said. According to a spokesman, the rescue work lasted into the evening, the full closure could be lifted after 18:00 p.m. The traffic jam was slow to dissipate.

The 43-year-old driver of the truck was hospitalized with minor injuries, according to police. The fire brigade first checked at the scene of the accident whether the tank of the truck had been damaged by the accident. A police spokesman said in the evening that the truck had been righted and recovered, no hazardous substances had leaked. The exact cause of the accident was initially unclear.

On Friday, traffic was temporarily jammed on the motorway in the direction of Berlin as far as Magdeburg-Zentrum. The police also advised all road users to avoid the closed area between the Magdeburg-Rothensee and Burg-Ost junctions and, if possible, to use the federal highway 246a. Dpa

Source: merkur

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