A fatal truck accident occurred in the Ortenau district on Monday afternoon. A 25 year old lost his life.
The accident happened shortly after 4 p.m. near a quarry near Schwarzenbach, the police report.
According to current knowledge, the 25-year-old truck driver had loaded the truck and left the quarry. For reasons that are still unexplained, he fell with the heavy vehicle in the area of the driveway down an embankment about 20 to 30 meters deep.
“Emergency helpers who were called in were subsequently only able to determine the death of the man,” the officials write.
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There are currently no indications of third-party negligence.
The Baden-Baden public prosecutor commissioned an expert to reconstruct the accident. When the truck can be recovered is still unclear, according to the police.