Fatal accident in Geithain: ambulance hits a stationary bus

Fatal accident in Geithain: ambulance hits a stationary bus


Geithain – Turn on road accident on B7 in the district Leipzig ended badly for the driver early Tuesday morning.

The person who caused the accident († 63) was taken to the hospital, but died there from his serious injuries. (symbol image) © Photo credit: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa, Roberto Pfeil/dpa

Like the police announced in the afternoon that the fatal accident happened around 6.30 am in the Niedergräfenhain district of Geithain.

According to this, the driver (63) of a Peugeot ambulance was traveling east on the federal highway when he turned left at the Niedergräfenhain bus stop and entered the oncoming lane.

He ran along the road on the left side of the car and then hit the bus that was at the bus stop.

In front of the father's eyes: the child (†8) falls out of the tractor unnoticed and is hit.
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In front of the father’s eyes: the child (†8) falls out of the tractor unnoticed and is hit.

While the 58-year-old bus driver was uninjured, the 63-year-old suffered serious injuries. He was still taken to the hospital, but died there.

There were no passengers on the bus or in the ambulance at the time of the accident.

The vehicles involved suffered material damage of around 15,000 euros.

The cause of the accident is now under police investigation.