In one of the three rear-end collisions on the highway A1 in Oberbüren SG was injured on Friday morning, a passenger is deadly. Five other people suffered minor or unspecified injuries.
The accidents happened shortly after 8 o'clock on the so-called "Bürerstich" in Oberbüren, between Uzwil SG, Gossau SG, such as the St. Gallen Canton police said. According to the media spokesman Gian Andrea Rezzoli, the depth position of the sun, blinding the motorist may have played a role.
During the first two rear-end collisions ended up with two slightly injured relatively lightly, came in the third accident, a passenger of a car died. The rescue workers could only establish the death of the woman. Three people, including a two-year-old toddler, were indeterminate to get hurt.
Ten vehicles involved
The injured were taken to by the ambulance service to the hospital. A total of ten vehicles were involved in the three accidents. The heavy-the third accident, four people crashed cars and a delivery truck into each other. The precise accident is investigated, according to police.
in addition to several police patrols, five rescue teams, an ambulance, a medical-use head as well as the fire brigades Uzwil and Gossau with a total of 30 persons, were in use. The A1 was temporarily blocked. (nag/sda)
Created: 08.02.2019, 14:25 PM