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Motorway crashes cause traffic jams: Several road accidents on the A555 and A565

Motorway crashes cause traffic jams : Several road accidents on the A555 and A565

Two traffic accidents occurred at short intervals on Tuesday evening on the Autobahn 555. Traffic was congested for several kilometers.

Early on Tuesday evening, two accidents occurred at short intervals on the A555 motorway. Traffic wascongested for several kilometers. In addition, several vehicles collided on the A565 near the Bonn-Hardtberg junction on Tuesday morning. A 33-year-old woman was seriously injured. The road was completely closed in the direction of Bonn.

Two traffic accidents occurred at short intervals on Tuesday evening on the Autobahn 555. According to the highway police, one car drove into the central guard rail near Wesseling at about 5.30 pm. The driver was brought to a hospital. Around 6.57 pm, a rear-end collision occurred shortly before the previous accident site. According to the local emergency services, one person was slightly injured. The two cars involved suffered a high level of material damage. Oil and petrol were leakedon the road. The lanewas completely closed in the direction of Cologne.

This is the third accident on the A555 this week. It was only on Monday that a car driver was killed in almost the same stretch of road.

According to the Cologne motorway police, another serious accident occurred on Tuesday morning at 7.25 am on the A565 near the Bonn-Hardtberg junction. Four vehicles collided during a traffic jam in the direction of Bonn. A 33-year-old woman was trapped in her car and seriously injured. According to initial findings, she had hit the end of the traffic jam with her vehicle. Paramedics took her to a hospital. Two other persons were also slightly injured. The road was completely closed until about 8.45 am. A long tailbackformed until Meckenheim-Merl.

Original text: GA Bonn Translation: Mareike Graepel