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Source: Swiss Canton of Uri – news in German

4th October 2020

Media release No. 198/2020

On Saturday evening, October 3, 2020, two young men, both 17 years old, drove an agricultural motor cart on Haldistrasse from Haldi in the direction of Schattdorf. At the same time, a 55-year-old man drove his car in the opposite direction. During the crossing maneuver the driver of the agricultural vehicle got his wheels over the edge of the road. As a result, the vehicle crashed around sixty meters in the steep forest terrain, where it overturned. The car finally came to a standstill in the rough terrain on the roof.

It is almost a miracle that the two young occupants of the vehicle were not injured in the crash. They could leave their vehicle independently. Your vehicle suffered a total loss of around CHF 20,000 in the crash.

The emergency services at the Uri Cantonal Hospital, a team from the Erstfeld Rega base, the Schattdorf fire brigade, a private towing company, a farmer with his tractor for vehicle recovery, the Environmental Protection Agency, an employee of the Uri chemical service and employees of the Uri cantonal police were on duty.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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