(kapo / bridge) The car of a 43-year-old man had a breakdown some One hundred meters before the exit from The Hague, the canton police said St.Gallen on Thursday. That's why he stopped by the road. According to the canton police, he offered his 41-year-old colleague a helping hand for division.
Collision on the Pannenstreifen
When the 41-year-old came into place, they mounted the towbar on their cars. That's why they were between their cars. At the same time, a 49-year-old man drove his car to The Hague, it continues. Police wrote:
"The car went out of the puncture for unknown reasons and hit the 43-year-old's car."
Because of the impact, this had been pushed into Pannenhelfer's car.
The 43-year-old man managed to escape with a jump behind the barrier, according to the communiqué, but was easily injured. The ambulance took him to the hospital.
The 41-year-old was wedged between the vehicle and the railing. A helicopter of AP3 Lufttrungung flew for a man with serious injuries at the hospital. Florian Schneider, spokesman for the St.Gallen Canton Police, said on Thursday night at the request of this newspaper:
"We must assume that the man is in mortal danger."
In addition to several patrols from the St.Gallen Canton Police, they were Firefighters Buchs, two ambulance rescue teams and the AP3 Lufttrungung helicopter team in action. The A13 motorway must be closed during the accident record for several hours.