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Luxembourg resident killed in Wittlich motorway crash
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Luxembourg resident killed in Wittlich motorway crash

13.01.2015 From our online archive
A Luxembourg resident was tragically killed in an accident just over the German border in Wittlich, Monday night while attempting to secure a crash site

A Luxembourg resident was tragically killed in an accident just over the German border in Wittlich, Monday night while attempting to secure a crash site.

The incident occurred on the German A1 motorway at the junction with the A60 and according to the local police force, a car skidded and crashed with force into barriers before rebounding. Subsequently four other vehicles were unable to avoid the car and also crashed.

A driver from Luxembourg who collided with one of the vehicles, managed to escape from their car and attempt to secure the crash site. However the 51-year-old was hit by an approaching vehicle and  despite the swift arrival of the ambulance services, died at the scene.

In total six other people were reported seriously injured.

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