Presumably as a result of an excessive digger operation, the bank embankment suddenly slips away at Haselsee in Babenhausen. Three anglers can just get to safety.
- It slips on several hundred square meters Embankment of the Haselsee Into the water in Babenhausen near Darmstadt.
- Three Angler get away with the horror: you can just get to safety.
- The Babenhausen-Aschaffenburg railway line had to be blocked due to the risk of collapse.
Babenhausen – On Saturday morning (11.07.2020) around 11.15 a.m. Babenhausen Haselsee near Darmstadt the bank embankment suddenly slipped. What sounds unspectacular at first becomes dramatic when you take a closer look:
While the suction dredger of a company in the raw materials industry based there mined gravel and sand * on the water floor of the lake near Babenhausen *, three anglers were with their tents on the shore and had no idea that the ground could be torn from their feet.
Shore on Babenhausen’s Haselsee slipped: rail line closed
As the police reported, shortly afterwards that was exactly what happened: the bank broke away and tore two tents, the fishing tackle and personal items of the angler into the water. The three anglers were able to catch up at the last moment Landslide at Babenhausen’s Haselsee bring to safety. The tents, however, were suddenly sucked down. A 35 year old angler injured his back and was taken to the hospital in Groß-Umstadt as a precaution.
POL-DA: Babenhausen: slope on Haselsee slipped https://t.co/kbmipfGLzV #ots
– Fire department Babenhausen (@FF_Babenhausen) July 11, 2020
But that’s not all: Due to the short distance to the Babenhausen-Aschaffenburg * railway line, there is currently a risk to the stability of the railway body. As the police report South Hesse, the route was immediately blocked and emergency services, fire brigade, police and THW alerted. An emergency manager from Deutsche Bahn is on site. Mining and geology experts are required to assess the extent of the damage.
Landslide on the Haselsee in Babenhausen (Darmstadt): Several hundred square meters slipped
Overall, the Landslide in Babenhausen near Darmstadt an area of several hundred square meters of the bank area slipped. How long the line closure between Babenhausen and Aschaffenburg will remain closed, the police are currently unable to provide any information. (iwe) * op-online.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.