Saturday, March 01, 2014

Man killed while trying to reverse his car into parking space

A 41-year-old man has died in Switzerland while apparently trying to reverse his car into a parking space.

The fatal accident happened on Wednesday evening as the man was parking outside his apartment block in Scheid, in the canton of Graub√ľnden.

As he reversed the car came off the road and dropped 20 metres down a steep embankment, canton of St Gallen police reported.

The vehicle rolled over several times before coming to rest on its roof on a school playground. The driver was thrown out of a side window. An eye witness called an ambulance but paramedics were unable to save the man who died at the scene.

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