Police reports in Eastern Switzerland
In the night of Tuesday, a man who was unable to drive was traveling as a ghost driver in Eastern Switzerland for a long time. The 38-year-old crossed several vehicles. Finally he could be checked in Jonah.
- Here you can find current police reports from the cantons of St. Gallen, Thurgau, Graubünden, Glarus, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Appenzell Ausserrhoden and the Principality of Liechtenstein.
The 38-year-old driver drove onto the A15 motorway in the direction of Reichenburg in Tuggen. Immediately after the entrance he turned and drove as a ghost driver on the overtaking lane towards Hinwil, the St. Gallen cantonal police wrote in a media release. Although he crossed a truck in the Buechberg tunnel, the man drove on and past the Schmerikon exit.
He crossed two other vehicles in the Uznaberg tunnel, but continued his journey again. Then the tire of his car crashed between the Balmenraintunnel and the Erlentunnel according to his own information in a folding jaw and bursts. The 38-year-old drove on the rim, left the car street in Jona and stopped at an exhibition space. He was on the road between 2.15 a.m. and 3.30 a.m. on Tuesday night.
At the exhibition site, the driver could be checked by a patrol of the St. Gallen cantonal police. The man was classified as unable to drive, which is why a blood and urine sample was ordered. He would have had to hand in his ticket due to another traffic offense, which is why it was taken from him directly. Property damage of around CHF 3,000 was incurred.
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