The loading crane of a truck collided with the ceiling of an underpass in Frauenfeld on Monday afternoon and caused damage and traffic obstructions.

Most of the ceiling paneling is now on the street.

Loading crane crashes into the tunnel ceiling and leaves a pile of rubble

The Thurgau canton police are investigating the course of the accident (symbol picture).

Loading crane crashes into the tunnel ceiling and leaves a pile of rubble

The amount of damage cannot yet be quantified.

A 37-year-old chauffeur was driving the truck on Bahnhofstrasse in the direction of the underground roundabout in Frauenfeld on Monday shortly before 2.30 p.m. When entering the underpass through the west portal, the truck's loading crane hit the ceiling, according to the Thurgau canton police. The vehicle got stuck in the underpass after several meters. Nobody was injured, the damage cannot yet be quantified. Whether the crane was extended during the journey or whether there was a hydraulic problem is part of the course of the accident clarified by the canton police, it is said on request.

During the recovery of the truck and the clean-up work, the affected section of the route was closed for a long time.

Loading crane crashes into the tunnel ceiling and leaves a pile of rubble

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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