NRW: Terrible accident! BMW driver races against traffic lights – rescue helicopter in action
in Hagen in NRW it banged hard.
A driver slammed into a traffic light mast in Hagen-Hohenlimburg. A rescue helicopter was even used for the accident NRW summoned.
NRW: BMW comes off the road
As the police confirmed when asked by DER WESTEN, the accident occurred on the evening of work around 7.45 pm on the corner of Florianstrasse and Verbandsstrasse.
The driver of a BMW got off the road, drove over two traffic beacons and then slammed into the side of a traffic light mast. The impact was so severe that the car was destroyed.
This is the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW):
- is the most populous federal state with 17,947,221 inhabitants (as of December 2019)
- State capital: Düsseldorf
- largest city: Cologne
- since 1949 a federal state of the Federal Republic of Germany
- Prime Minister is Henrik Wüst (CDU), government parties are CDU and FDP
An alcohol test showed a value of 2.3 per mille for the driver. In addition, the man no longer had a driver’s license – it had already been withdrawn in advance.
NRW: Rescue helicopter approaches
A rescue helicopter was called for the injured driver, but after an assessment of the man by an emergency doctor, it was able to fly away again without having achieved anything. The seriously injured man was instead taken to the nearest hospital by ambulance.
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The car had to be towed.
The traffic light system is so badly damaged that it is currently not working. (evo)