In Würzburg, a goods motor ship turned aside on the Main on Friday. It blocks the flow. The ship is still stuck, the police said in the evening. So nobody was injured. Several media had previously reported.
According to the police, the cause of the incident at the Würzburg lock was probably a driving error on the part of the skipper. The ship, which was loaded with asphalt granulate, was then driven sideways and was unable to manoeuvre. The investigation is ongoing. There is no environmental risk.
According to the information, around 150 emergency services from the police, fire brigade and technical relief organization (THW) were on site. As a precaution, a bridge was closed to pedestrian traffic and guests were taken from a restaurant ship. According to the police, the fire brigade and THW are taking precautionary measures to ensure that the ship does not drift away. The owner must take care of the salvage.