Germany: the A2 towards Magdeburg closed until Saturday
Cleanup operations are still underway after the accident that happened on Tuesday afternoon on the A2 motorway in the direction of Hannover, between the junctions Theeßen (75) and Burg-Ost (74) near Grabow.
On Wednesday, August 30, the protection zone around the accident site was lifted, which enabled the police to start their investigation. In the evening, the carriageway towards Berlin was cleared and reopened to traffic. The carriageway towards Magdeburg will be closed until Saturday. Drivers are advised to use diversions along the A14 and A9.
The bodies of two drivers who died in the accident have been removed from the vehicles. The police are trying to establish the identity of both victims and determine what caused the fire.