– On Saturday evening there was a serious car accident on state road 2242 near Fürth. Three young men were injured, one seriously. The traffic police are still investigating how the accident happened.
The heavy rain and the wet road may have killed the Fiat driver. When the 18-year-old drove to Fürth on Saturday evening around 7:10 pm with two other people on the state road from Erlangen, the car skidded. It skidded off the party and then crashed into a group of trees, where the Fiat overturned, the police headquarters in Central Franconia announced.
The force of the impact caused the 16-year-old passenger to be thrown from the back seat of the Fiat. He suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital. The 18-year-old driver and his 18-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries and were also taken to hospital.
Many emergency services were present at the scene of the accident. In addition to the Erlangen fire brigade, the Erlangen volunteer fire brigade also helped, among other things, to cordon off the scene. State Road 2242 was closed in both directions until around 9:30 pm
The car was totaled. The cause of the accident is now being investigated by the Fürth traffic police. Based on the current state of the investigation, no other vehicle was involved.
The article was updated around 2:20 pm on September 4th.
Three people were injured.
© Klaus-Dieter Schreiter, NN
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