Last weekend’s news roundup




Hünenberg: Injury after neighbours’ dispute
 
Last Thursday afternoon, 4 October 2018, it came to a brawl between two neighbours, as announced by spokeswoman Judith Aklin from the Zug law enforcement authorities. One man had drawn a knife and caused his opponent injury to the upper body. The injured man, a 34-year-old Swiss national, was attended to by the rescue service Zug and later transferred to hospital. The accused is a 55-year-old Swiss national. He was arrested on-site.
 

Rescue helicopter deployed after single-vehicle accident in Risch Rotkreuz
 
On Friday, 5 October 2018, shortly after 1.15pm, a 38-year-old moped rider crashed when approaching the railway overpass following the junction Chamer- / Poststrasse, for reasons not yet known. He was injured significantly, as becomes apparent from the message by Frank Kleiner, spokesman for the Zug law enforcement authorities. Following the first emergency medical treatment by the rescue service Zug, the casualty was brought to a hospital outside the canton by a Rega rescue helicopter.
 
Appeal for witnesses
 
Persons who have observed the accident and can provide information on the course of action are requested to contact the operational control centre of the Zug police by dialling 041 728 41 41.


86-year-old loses control of van in Zug: two injured
 
The accident occurred on Friday afternoon shortly after 4.30pm, as shared by the Zug law enforcement authorities on Saturday. The 86-year-old was traveling on Steinhauserstrasse from Zug towards Steinhausen. In front of the roundabout by Bossard, the driver loses control of his vehicle, accelerates uncontrollably and hits the car of a 60-year-old driving in front of him. Hereby, the passenger car is pushed onto the middle of the roundabout. The van comes to a standstill at the roundabout exit.
 
The van driver suffered significant injuries and was taken to hospital by the rescue service Zug. The driver he hit injured herself only slightly. The material damage equates to approximately 20,000 Swiss Francs.
 
As the cause of the accident, a medical problem of the 86-year-old stands in the foreground, it is outlined in the statement released. The man was stripped from his driver’s license on-site and he will have to answer to the Public Prosecutor's Office Zug.
 

 


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