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Bad accident on A555: Two junior players of the 1st FC Cologne involved

2023-12-04T11:57:44.111Z

Highlights: Bad accident on A555: Two junior players of the 1st FC Cologne involved. Two people die in an accident on the A555 near Bornheim. As 1. FC Cologne has now confirmed, two of the club's junior players were involved. The circumstances of the accident remain unclear. The VW Polo had spun after the impact and then caught fire, as shown by tire tracks on the road. The police are still busy searching for clues on Saturday. The violent onset of winter at the beginning of December leads to numerous minor accidents in Germany.



Status: 04.12.2023, 12:41 p.m.

By: Anna-Lena Kiegerl, Moritz Bletzinger

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The VW Polo is completely burnt out after the accident on the A555 near Bornheim: A woman and a man died in the fire. © Benedict Lickfeld/Nord-West-Media TV

Two people die in an accident on the A555 near Bornheim. As 1. FC Cologne has now confirmed, two of the club's junior players were involved.

Update from 4 December, 8.45 a.m.: The fatal traffic accident near Bornheim on Friday evening (1 December) involved two young talents from 1. The club confirmed this when asked by Express.de: "We were informed about the accident and that players from the youth team of 1. The accident occurred on the way home from a regional league match with the U21s.

The circumstances of the accident remain unclear. A police spokesman told Express.de on Sunday (3 December). What is known so far: the Mercedes, as well as the Audi, have side accident damage, which could indicate that the cars have touched. In addition, there was damage to the front of the Audi. This leads to the conclusion that the Audi crashed into the rear of the VW Polo. The Polo had spun after the impact and then caught fire, as shown by tire tracks on the road.

First reported on December 2, 12:29 p.m.: Cologne – The debris was scattered over 200 meters. A serious accident occurred on the A555 motorway between Cologne and Bonn. Late on Friday evening (1 December), three vehicles were involved in an accident near Bornheim at around 23.30 p.m. A woman and a man died.

Woman and man burned to death in VW Polo: Bad crash on A555 motorway

When the police arrived at the scene of the accident, the VW Polo of the two was on fire, reports a spokeswoman at the request of IPPEN. MEDIA. Even the fire brigade, which had arrived shortly before, could not save the two occupants. They died in the flames. The morning after the accident, both people could not be identified. According to rhein24.de, at least two other people were slightly injured.

Since then, the A555 has been closed in the direction of Bonn for more than nine hours. The police are still busy searching for clues on Saturday. It is only with daylight that it is possible to take usable photos of the scene of the accident. For this purpose, the police use a drone, among other things. Only then will the track be fully reopened.

Illegal car race before accident on A555 near Bornheim? Police: "Investigating also in this direction"

The course of the accident is currently still completely unclear. Meanwhile, the rumor has arisen that an illegal car race could be behind the crash. The police emphasizes that there are no indications of this. However: "In the event of an accident of this magnitude, we also investigate in this direction." However, this is the normal procedure. Just the night before, two fatal accidents happened around Cologne.

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In mid-November, an accident involving three vehicles occurred on the A3 near Bonn. Two people were slightly injured. The violent onset of winter at the beginning of December leads to numerous minor accidents in Germany. (moe)

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