More than 20 people were injured in an accident in Frankfurt am Main. There were 34 children in one of the buses involved – 19 of whom were slightly injured.
Frankfurt / Main – In Frankfurt am Main * a serious traffic accident occurred on Friday (October 8th) on Bundesstraße 521. According to the first findings of the police forces, a bus driver hit a truck at a traffic light. At this point in time there were 34 children on the bus. In total, more than 20 people were injured in the accident, a police spokesman said.
On the B521 near Frankfurt-Bergen, the bus with 34 children of kindergarten age hit a truck. For the time being, the police could not provide any information about how the accident came about. There may have been a problem with the brakes, according to initial information from accident witnesses. The force of the impact pushed the truck onto vehicles in front, the police spokesman said.
More than 20 injured after an accident: involved in the bus with 34 children on board
The driver of the bus was trapped and had to be freed by the fire brigade. Initially, no information was given about the severity of his injuries. According to the fire department, in addition to the bus driver, the driver of the truck and a van were taken to hospitals with injuries. In total, there were more than 20 injured, as a spokesman for the police * announced – 19 children were slightly injured in the accident.
The accident vehicles were at an intersection with traffic lights, as a dpa reporter reported from the scene of the accident. Numerous ambulances and emergency doctors were therefore on the job. In particular, the front of the bus was completely dented. The children from the bus were initially looked after on site by paramedics, the fire brigade and the police. The bus should presumably be secured and examined. (ph / dpa) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA
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