A9 closed near Nuremberg: wrong-way driver dies after a crash with two cars

Wrong-way driver dies after crash with two cars – A9 blocked



Updated on 12..6623 – 12: 57 Clock

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On the A9 there was a serious accident on Wednesday afternoon three vehicles involved. (Source: ToMa)

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The A9 in the direction of Munich was completely blocked in the meantime: A 82-year-old succumbed to her injuries there after she was going in the wrong direction.

A serious accident happened on the A9 on Wednesday afternoon near Lauf an der Pegnitz (Nuremberg Land district). A wrong-way driver was fatally injured, according to police. The Autobahn is blocked in the direction of Munich.

A spokesman for the Central Franconia police headquarters estimates that the blockage should be lifted in the course of the afternoon. Away 16 The traffic was then forwarded to the scene of the accident: one lane was free again.

On the A9 motorway near Nuremberg between Schnaittach and the Lauf/Hersbruck exit it was against .50 There was a serious accident involving three vehicles. There was a 79-year-olds were traveling in the wrong direction with their red Seat. Why, that is still unclear according to the first findings.

Accident on the A9: woman dies at the scene of the accident

The driver then touched a Mercedes. Of the 79-year-old driver was uninjured, but suffered a shock. Then the wrong-way driver crashed head-on into an Audi whose 57-year-old driver was slightly injured. That explains the police spokesman.

The 82-year-old suffered such serious injuries in the clashes that she died on the spot. Emergency services and firefighters are on site to provide water to the people in the parked cars in the heat. The traffic is diverted to the Schnaittach junction.

The traffic police inspectorate Feucht has started investigations to clarify the accident. An expert was called in by order of the public prosecutor’s office.

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