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Truck driver charged after German autobahn pile-up


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Truck driver charged after German autobahn pile-up

In Germany, a Latvian truck driver has been
charged after allegedly causing an 11 car pile-up by driving the wrong way down an autobahn.

Two people were killed in the New Years Day crash near the city of Bremen.

Police say the lorry driver was drunk and had tried to flee the scene of the carnage.

In German, those who drive the wrong way along autobahns (often without headlights) are referred to as Geister Fahrers or ghost drivers.

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