A6 near heilbronn: two people burn to death after serious accident

A6 near heilbronn: two people burn to death after serious accident

Serious accident on the A6 near heilbronn: in the night from wednesday to thursday (11. January 2018) an accident has occurred with two people dead and two injured. One of the injured is in mortal danger. The A6 in the direction of mannheim had to be closed completely.

Shortly before 11 p.M., according to police, a heavy goods vehicle was traveling on the A6 in the direction of mannheim, followed by a security vehicle. The van was carrying an excavator. Both vehicles stopped at the exit to the bauernwald parking lot. According to witnesses, the vehicles had already been stationary for a quarter of an hour when a car crashed into the rear of the escort vehicle without braking for reasons that are as yet unclear.

Serious accident: two people burned to death in the vehicles

Both the car and the accompanying vehicle of the heavy goods vehicle began to burn. According to police, the driver of the car is believed to have been trapped and burned in his vehicle. Two women were in the escort vehicle. The driver was thrown out of the vehicle by the impact and was taken to hospital with serious injuries; her life is in danger. The passenger died in the vehicle and was also burned to death. The impact caused the engine of the accompanying vehicle to be ripped out and flung onto the heavy goods vehicle. The driver of the heavy goods vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Witnesses hoard "mama-calls at the scene of the accident

Witnesses told the police that they were hoarding "mom"-calls at the scene of the accident. It was initially assumed that there was also a child in the car. However, as this assumption was not confirmed, the area near the scene of the accident was searched. However, the police did not find.

Due to the accident, the A6 had to be completely closed in the direction of mannheim. Due to possible damage caused by the fire, it may not be possible to drive on the roadway temporarily.