A set with a lifted tipper hit a gantry – injured driver and blocked site visitors

Photographs: Feuerwehr Stadt Königs Wusterhausen

A surprisingly harmful incident happened final Friday, on a renovated part of the German A10 motorway, positioned close to the town of Niederlehm and a part of the Berlin Ring Street. A “bathtub” raised tipper crashed right into a gantry, injuring the motive force and requiring a time-consuming detour of site visitors.

The incident concerned a self-unloading semi-trailer with a Scania R-series owned by a neighborhood service and dealing on the aforementioned refurbishment. Its 56-year-old driver, not leaving the tipper after unloading, hit the gantries supporting the information boards. The pressure of this impression was in a position to separate the superstructure from the cylinder, whereas the tractor was subjected to a really massive load, all of the sudden decreased to zero.

{Photograph}. Freiwillige Feuerwehr Ergner

Sadly, the motive force was injured. As soon as emergency providers arrived on the scene, he was loaded into an ambulance and brought to hospital. Additionally, as a result of menace to the surroundings, the providers needed to handle the gantry quickly. Initially, it was supported by a self-propelled crane, then it was determined to take away it fully.

As I discussed, the accident occurred on a repaired strip, closed to regular site visitors. Nonetheless, the demolition of the gantry prompted issues on the close by carriageway, blocking the A10 motorway westbound for round 5 hours. The detour began on the Dreieck Spreeau interchange and site visitors grew to become very troublesome on Friday.

{Photograph}. Feuerwehr Stadt Königs Wusterhausen