Canton Zug, 02.06.2020

Emergency services kept busy over the long weekend

In addition to traffic jams on the roads and motorways, and a temporary blocking of the Axenstrasse, the emergency services in Zug were also kept busy over the long weekend.

22-year-old woman without a driver's license at a police check
On the night leading to Whit Monday, a Zug police patrol checked a 22-year-old female motorist on the Zugerstrasse in Baar. The young Swiss woman was unable to show a valid driver's license, according to the police. Investigations then revealed that the driver had never actually been in possession of a valid driver's license.

The fallible driver must now appear before the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Canton of Zug.

64-year-old lost control of his motorbike in Zug, and had to be taken to hospital with serious injuries

On Monday morning, shortly after 8.15 a.m., a motorcyclist drove onto the entrance road to the motorway in Zug in the direction of Baar. He lost control of his motorcycle and crashed, according to a report from Zug police on Monday afternoon. The 64-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The motorway entrance road had to be closed for a short time while carrying out the salvage work and the recording the details of the accident. The Zug ambulance service, a towing company and the Zug police were deployed.

Man falls down stairs, and is flown to hospital in a critical condition

On Saturday evening, just before 10.30 pm, a man fell down the outside staircase of a detached house on the Aegeristrasse in Zug. The Zug police report that this was the result  of a medical problem. The 57-year-old was rescued with the help of the Volunteer Fire Brigade ZUG (FFZ), after receiving first aid from the ambulance service. He was flown to a hospital in a neighbouring canton, with life-threatening injuries.

The Aegeristrasse in the Obmoos area had to be closed for a short time during the helicopter operation.