the Danish road directorate informs now that the great belt Bridge was opened in both directions. It is not recommended still drivers in vindfølsomme vehicles to pass the bridge.
According to Ritzau, so is the great belt Bridge opened in the direction from the island of Fyn from Denmark.
the Bridge was closed about 12 o'clock, when a truck trailer overturned in favor of autoværnet in the middle of the bridge.
- It is probably the wind, which has got hold of the empty trailer, which was strapped to the truck. In each case, is the trailer in over the autoværnet in the middle of the bridge, explains vagtchefen by Sydsjællands and Lolland-Falster Police, Jesper Lawman.
At 14, reported Sydsjællands and Lolland-Falster Police out on Twitter that at least one and a half hours yet before the Bridge is reopened.
great belt BRIDGE. Remains closed due to. road crash. Fire brigade and police on the spot and are working hard. The work is complicated due to the strong crosswind. Time horizon minimum of 1.5 hours. #politidk— Sydsjællands Police (@SSJ_LFPoliti) January 14, 2019
In the direction of Sjælland is the bridge open in both tracks, but there is a risk for queuing.
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There is no danger that the truck would topple over autoværnet and end in the great belt. In turn, its trailer ended up in the middle of the autoværnet. Private
The strong winds across the great belt has got hold of an empty trailer and then turned it into over autoværnet. Photo: Mathias Øgendal/Ritzau Scanpix
Up to the accident, against the authorities, driving over the great belt Bridge with vindfølsomme vehicles because of strong winds. The warning to be lifted at midnight Monday.
the lorry driver chose, however, to defy the warnings from the authorities and drove out on the great belt Bridge.
Jesper Lawman from Sydsjællands and Lolland-Falster Police can not immediate answer the question of why the lorry driver chose to defy the warnings.
- Why is the truck on the bridge, if it is not recommended?
I shall not be able to say. It is too early to say. Nevertheless, it is up there, says Jesper Lawman.
The local fire brigade is currently out on the great belt Bridge in order to create an overview of how and how quickly they can remove the overturned trailer.
the Bridge is expected to reopen at 16 on Monday.
There has been no injury in the accident.
great belt BRIDGE is closed in both directions due to. crashes on Østbroen. PT unknown time frame! / #politidk Vagtchefen— Sydsjællands Police (@SSJ_LFPoliti) January 14, 2019
E20 great belt Bridge is now fully closed in both directions due to. accident. Time frame for re-opening is p.t unknown. #dktrafikinfo— Science (@science) January 14, 2019
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