Failed parking maneuver in Wolfenschiessen NW
Driver rolls backwards pensioner († 89) – dead!
On Tuesday morning, a man ran over a pensioner during a parking maneuver. The 89-year-old was seriously injured and later died in hospital.
Published: 12 minutes ago
Fatal accident in Wolfenschiessen: The old lady’s walker stayed behind.
Only her walker remained at the scene of the accident. Because a driver was not careful during a parking maneuver, a pensioner had to die in Wolfenschiessen in the canton of Nidwalden.
A 72-year-old local driver reversed out of a parking lot on Tuesday and intended to turn onto Oberrickenbachstrasse in Wolfenschiessen. At the same time, an 89-year-old pedestrian was on the sidewalk behind the parking lot. As a result, the pedestrian was hit by the vehicle and rolled over.
Senior died in hospital
She sustained serious injuries as a result. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital in critical condition by a rescue team, where she succumbed to her injuries on the same day. The driver’s license was provisionally taken from the driver for the attention of the administrative authority.
The exact course of the accident is now being clarified by the Nidwalden public prosecutor’s office, together with the Nidwalden cantonal police. In addition to the Nidwalden cantonal police, a team from the rescue service and a private towing company were on duty.
Anyone who observed the traffic accident and can provide relevant information about the course of the accident is asked to contact the cantonal police in Nidwalden on 041 / 618 44 66. (nad)