A spectacular accident on the St. Gallen city highway on Wednesday morning to major traffic delays. A 31-year-old motorist was massively speeding, his car crashed into the middle guard rail and overturned several times.
By the impact, the guard rail was demolished to a length of around 70 meters. Photo: Kapo St. Gallen
The accident remained virtually unharmed, as the St. Gallen Canton police said. The Handlebars had changed at high speed several times in the track and vehicles in the breakdown lane obsolete. By the impact, the guard rail was demolished to a length of around 70 meters.
blood - and urine sample disposed
debris flew through the air and damaged at least five other vehicles. At the car, the accident damage was not total. The Prosecutor's office of St. Gallen had the position of the accident car and ordered the Arm, a blood and urine sample. The man was brought to the hospital.
The damage to the highway facilities is likely to amount to several tens of thousands of francs. Because the repair will take work on the center guard rail until in the afternoon, it is expected that according to the police, more with traffic. The police are looking for witnesses.
Another accident in Oberbüren SG
In the area of St. Gallen took place on Wednesday morning, another accident. A motorist on the A1 motorway at Oberbüren, SG, a roadside assistant, and the driver of a minibus hit by a car and wanted to fix on the roadside strip of a tyre damage. The 24-year-old roadside helper was seriously injured.
The Rega flew him to the hospital, such as the St. Gallen Canton police said. The 50-year-old driver of the minibus suffered unspecified injuries and was taken by the ambulance service to the hospital. The accident occurred shortly after noon between Uzwil and Gossau.
A1 from Uzwil blocked for an hour
Because of a defect in the front left tire of the Handlebar stopped the van on the emergency lane and it had a breakdown. While changing the Tire, the two men who were on the roadway-facing side were captured from the car of a 24-Year-old who drove on the normal track is over.
After the accident, the A1 highway had to be closed from Uzwil in the direction of St. Gallen for around an hour. Several police patrols, rescue service, Rega and the fire brigade were in use.
Created: 03.04.2019, 15:17 PM