An 84-year-old woman was hit by a police car in Schwetzingen on Wednesday and died. Now the police have released new information about the accident.
After the death of an 84-year-old man by a police car in Schwetzingen in the Rhein-Neckar district, investigators assume that the driver of the car is responsible for the accident. Police announced Thursday. The accident happened on a road at a traffic light on Wednesday afternoon.
Police initially assumed the 84-year-old was on her bike when the accident happened. As a spokesperson has now announced, the victim pushed the bike and wanted to walk through the fire when the police vehicle overtook him. Despite attempts at resuscitation, the woman died at the scene of the accident. The driver of the company car was seriously shocked.
The suspected cause of the accident is an employee of the Mannheim police headquarters who was on a business trip at the time of the accident. However, he is not a policeman, the spokesman said.