A FIRE ENGINE FROM THE HILTER, GERMANY, Volunteer Fire Brigade lost its steering control Saturday morning and slammed into a wall of the Hilter town hall.
According to the police, the engine's driver lost control of the steering and the truck went directly across a traffic roundabout, then jumped the curb, went through a low stone wall and smashed into the building, luckily hitting it right in a former doorway.
All photos via Nord-West-Media
The crash was just 30 feet away from the police station that was occupied at the time. There were no injuries, but the early damage estimates exceed 400,000 euros. The firetruck has been written off as a total loss. There will be a complete investigation into the cause of the accident.
Nord-West-Media TV has the story and an extensive photo gallery HERE.
Thanks to Christian Lewalter, Feuerwehr Blog.
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