7 troopers harm in army automobile pile-up in Germany Lalrp


Berlin — German police stated Tuesday that seven troopers have been injured after armored army automobiles crashed into one another on a Bavarian freeway.

A number of German media retailers reported that the automobiles concerned within the crash on Monday belonged to the U.S. army, however German police stated they weren’t approved to present out data on the nationality of the injured troopers.

The general public affairs workplace for the U.S. Military Europe and Africa in Germany didn’t instantly return calls looking for affirmation.

Police in Amberg in southern Germany stated that “a army convoy was driving on the A6 freeway on maneuver obligation, and that for nonetheless unknown causes a rear-end collision involving 4 armored automobiles occurred.”

“In accordance with preliminary findings, seven troopers have been injured and dropped at hospital, two of them by way of rescue helicopter,” Tobias Mattes from Amberg police stated in an announcement, including that one of many troopers was in a critical situation.

The crash occurred at round 10:55 a.m. native time on the freeway stretch between the Sulzbach-Rosenberg and Amberg-West junctions within the route towards the Czech Republic.

The freeway was blocked till the late afternoon.

Amberg is 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of the U.S. Military Garrison Bavaria in Grafenwoehr.