In Berlin: SUV accident with four dead: apartment of the driver searched
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Berlin (AP) - After the sensational fatal car crash with an SUV in Berlin, the driver's apartment has been searched by the police and prosecutors.
The search was already on Friday, as a spokeswoman for the Berlin prosecutor said. "Evidence was secured. They need to be evaluated now. "The" Bild "newspaper had reported it.
According to the investigation, the search was related to a passenger saying after the accident that the driver had an epileptic seizure at the wheel. However, the police can not access the patient's file of the man because the file is subject to a so-called ban on confiscation because of medical confidentiality. The driver, who is being investigated for negligent homicide, could release the file - but he has not done so far.
On September 6, the car had strayed off the road at an intersection in Berlin over the opposite lane. The SUV rammed a traffic light, drove four people on the sidewalk and broke through a construction fence. Among the four casualties was a three-year-old boy.