Police news for Heidekreis, 16 May 2022: Neuenkirchen: Waste bin; Schneverdingen: car scratched; Soltau / A7: Driving drunk on the Autobahn; Schneverdingen: Bully injured – police are looking for witnesses

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Neuenkirchen: garbage can fire; Schneverdingen: car scratched; Soltau / A7: Driving drunk on the Autobahn; Schneverdingen: Bully injured – police are looking for witnesses

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Press information from Heidekreis police inspectorate v. 16/05/2022 no. 1

15.05 / Garbage can fire

Neuenkirchen: On Sunday around 5.10pm, a total of four rubbish bins next to a shed caught fire in a garden on Deepener Weg. The person in charge and the fire brigade prevented the fire from spreading. Improper handling of ash is the probable cause of the fire.

14.05 / car scratched

Schneverdingen: Unknown persons got itched right side of a Ford Kuga between 7.00 and 12.00 on Saturday. The vehicle was parked at the back of the indoor pool on Bergstrasse. The damage is estimated at around 3,000 euros. Schneverdingen police receive information about suspects on 051293/982500.

15.05 / Driving drunk on the motorway

Soltau / A7: Following a tip-off, around 10.20 on Sunday morning, police officers checked a 35-year-old driver who was driving on the A7 in the Soltau area in the direction of Hanover. The man performed an alcohol test. The result was 1.77 per mille. A blood test and the initiation of a criminal case were the result.

15.05 / Bully damaged – police are looking for witnesses

Schneverdingen: Sunday between 12.00 and 16.00 there was a traffic accident escape in the fitness center on Harburger Straße. A parked VW Multivan was damaged in the rear right-hand side, above the wheelhouse, presumably by parking or exiting a parking lot of an unknown, presumably green vehicle. The perpetrator left the scene of the accident without permission. Schneverdingen police receive information about what is happening on 05193/982500.

This report was sent on 16 May 2022 at 05.13 by Heidekreis Police Inspectorate.

Accident statistics and injuries in road traffic over the last 3 years

In the state Lower Saxony there was a year 2020 of a total of 27,804 road accidents with personal injury 369 killed and 34,974 wounded. There has been a slight downward trend in the traffic accidents that the police have registered throughout Germany in recent years. In 2020, a total of 2,245,245 accidents occurred in road traffic 2,685,661 cases in 2019 and 2,636,468 cases in 2018. This trend can also be seen in the number of accidents with personal injury. In 2020, for example, there were 264,499 accidents in which people were injured and a total of 3,046 people were killed. In 2018, 3,275 deaths were registered out of 308,721 injuries with personal injury.

Fires and arson in Germany in 2020

According to police records in Germany in 2020 20,735 cases of arson or causes fire hazard. According to fire safety statistics, about 200,000 house fires are registered each year. This means that every two minutes a fire is lit somewhere. About 600 people die in house fires in Germany every year.

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