It was still night, when saddle-train on Thursday morning at 5.50 clock on resting place Stellheide. Probably driver wanted to take a break here on Autobahn 1 in direction of Bremen – but it did not happen: As police inspectorate Rotenburg reported, a serious traffic accident occurred instead.
Apparently 56-year-old from district of Osterholz-Scharmbeck intended to park his truck on parking area for sword transports. He apparently overlooked a transporter from North Rhine-Westphalia, which was loaded re with a wing for a wind turbine.
The 56-year-old suffered severe injuries and had to be rescued by several fire brigades.
In addition to police investigations, a prosecutor was deployed by prosecutor's office in Stade. The overall loss can not be quantified, but it is estimated to be several hundred thousand euros.