Traffic chaos: a tanker truck collided head-on with a car on the B58 on tuesday. One person seriously injured. Damage amounts to 400.000 euro.
- A tanker truck crashed head-on into a car in drensteinfurt.
- There were seriously injured. The accident caused traffic chaos.
- Police estimate the property damage at 409.000,- euro.
Drensteinfurt – a serious traffic accident caused traffic chaos in drensteinfurt on tuesday afternoon. Three vehicles were involved in the accident on federal highway 58, in which a tanker truck collided head-on with a car.
One person was seriously injured and transported to hospital by rescue helicopter. Two lightly injured people were taken to hospital. Currently, the B58 remains closed for another hour.
Accident in drensteinfurt: road resembles a battlefield
Over a long stretch, the highway resembled a battlefield: at around 15.15 o’clock the vehicles collided violently with each other. Exactly between the two exits to drensteinfurt on the B 58, a 34-year-old man from drensteinfurt drove his skoda from the direction of drensteinfurt into oncoming traffic for a reason that has not yet been explained.
Serious accident: tanker truck crashes head-on into car
Accident in drensteinfurt: truck runs into oncoming traffic
In the process, he touched the tanker truck of a 62-year-old driver from hammer, who was heading in the direction of hamm. As a result, the truck ran into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with the audi of a 34-year-old sender. The tanker truck had spun around and was standing across both lanes of traffic.
The man responsible for the accident had to be extricated from his vehicle by the fire department using heavy equipment. the seriously injured driver of the audi was taken to hospital by rescue helicopter. The person who caused the accident was also taken to hospital with injuries.
accident in drensteinfurt: helicopter in action
30 firefighters with 12 vehicles, three ambulances, the helicopter, two emergency doctors and the police were on the scene. The highway is still closed for hours due to extensive recovery work. Police are also making drone recordings to clarify the course of the accident.
Accident in drensteinfurt: chaos even on detours
The 6.5-hour road closure caused traffic chaos in drensteinfurt. Traffic was backed up for miles on konrad-adenauer-strasse and schutzenstrasse. Drivers who tried to take a shortcut via the loading lane were unsuccessful. There were still much longer waiting times there. In the meantime it even came to a standstill.
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