26 injured in German motorway pile-up

25th January 2005, Comments 0 comments

25 January 2005 , STRAUBING - Twenty-six people were injured, some seriously, in a motorway pile-up in icy conditions in southern Germany, police said on Tuesday. Sixteen trucks and 31 cars and other vehicles were involved in the crash on the motorway between Passau and Regensburg late Monday. The motorway was blocked in both directions for more than 14 hours causing huge traffic chaos on surrounding roads. Police put the cost of the damage at more than EUR 10 million.

25 January 2005

STRAUBING - Twenty-six people were injured, some seriously, in a motorway pile-up in icy conditions in southern Germany, police said on Tuesday.

Sixteen trucks and 31 cars and other vehicles were involved in the crash on the motorway between Passau and Regensburg late Monday.

The motorway was blocked in both directions for more than 14 hours causing huge traffic chaos on surrounding roads. Police put the cost of the damage at more than EUR 10 million.

DPA

Subject: German news

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