Use in Lower Austria – car accident: 15 injured in carnival parade


During a carnival parade in Reisenberg (Baden district), a serious accident occurred on Saturday evening with a moving truck. 15 people were injured, one of them seriously.

A man suffered serious injuries and was flown by helicopter “Christophorus 9” to the UKH Meidling in Vienna, Philipp Gulederer, spokesman for Notruf NÖ, reported. 14 people were slightly injured, said Sonja Kellner of the Red Cross Lower Austria. A large number of helpers were deployed, including the Reisenberg fire brigade.

Side wall fell over
According to Gulederer, the accident happened shortly before 6 p.m. on a bend. According to online media reports, the side wall of the car, which was occupied by about 20 participants, had toppled over, knocking several people into the street. Nine of the 14 minor injuries were transported to hospital, Kellner said.

Ten ambulances were deployed, including one ambulance. Originally, two emergency helicopters were alerted.

Source: Krone


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