Baar / Hünenberg, 01.06.2021

Police and traffic reports from the canton of Zug

On Saturday evening (May 29, 2021), just before 7:30 p.m., a car came into a skid on the Aegeristrasse, veered off the road and came to a standstill on the embankment. The car also drove over a fire hydrant. Fortunately, no one was injured. In another incident in Hünenberg, a motorcyclist was caight driving well over the speed limit

A 23-year-old was driving along the Aegeristrasse from Talacher in the direction of Baar. At the Aegeristrasse / Geissbüel tunnel intersection, which is currently under construction, the young man lost control of his vehicle: the car swerved onto the opposite lane and spun around its own axis, before skidding over the pavement on the right-hand side, crashing into a fire hydrant and finally coming to a halt on the adjacent embankment.

A car skidded on the Aegeristrasse, veered off the road and came to a standstill on the embankment
ZVG/Zug Police

Fortunately, the 23-year-old driver, as well as his 22- and 24-year-old passengers, were unharmed. The breath alcohol test carried out on the driver was negative.

Travelling far too fast
As part of a speed check, a motorcyclist was registered traveling outside the built-up area at more than 130 kilometres an hour. The 22-year-old had to immediately hand over his driver's license.

On Saturday afternoon, 29 May 2021, the Zug police carried out a mobile speed check on Maschwanderstrasse in the municipality of Hünenberg. Shortly before 2:00 p.m., the measuring device detected a motorcycle that was driving at a net speed of 138 km/h in the direction of the Bützen.

The driver was thereby exceeding the maximum permitted speed on this road by 58 kilometres per hour. The permitted speed for this section of road is 80 km/h.

The driver is a 22-year-old Swiss, and admitted his transgression when questioned. His driver's license was immediately confiscated and sent to the administrative authority (road traffic office). He will also have to appear before the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Canton of Zug.

Source: Zug police