On monday evening, they arrested a truck driver who is strongly suspected of causing the accident and then fleeing the scene of the accident.
As reported on several occasions, a 34-year-old man had been driving his car between the helmstadt junction and the "fronberg" parking lot on saturday morning stopped for still unknown reason. The driver then got out and was hit by a vehicle. The man from the district of neustadt/aisch – bad windsheim was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. His condition has stabilized in the meantime.
In close cooperation with the tauberbischofsheim police, the officers of the investigation commission tracked down a driver who is strongly suspected of having hit the fubganger. The vehicle used by him is in fact a mercedes type actros. A nationwide manhunt had already been launched for such a vehicle, according to the information obtained in the meantime from the trace analysis. The semitrailer has been seized.