In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, visitors to a festival were seriously injured in an accident. The reason was a bold move. Police are now investigating negligent bodily harm.
In an accident at a festival site in Ribnitz-Damgarten in the Vorpommern-Rügen district, twelve people were injured on Friday, six of them seriously. According to the police, they were all on a trailer pulled by a car. The trailer rolled over in a bend.
Six people between the ages of 20 and 27 had to be taken to hospitals with serious injuries. Six others were slightly injured on Friday evening. The 27-year-old driver was shocked. Police are now investigating alleged negligence bodily harm.
According to the organizers, the “Love Culture” festival at Pütnitz airport should actually be about “mindfulness” and “more togetherness despite the distance”. Participants should be able to “relax” with electronic music and “recharge their batteries in nature”. The festival lasts until Sunday. The tickets are sold out.
Major events are allowed again
In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the measures to protect against the corona virus have been implemented last tightened again, especially because of the travel season. Mask refusers now have to take into account higher fines of up to 150 euros. New requirements also apply to those who return to travel.
However, contact restrictions in public areas have largely been lifted. Large outdoor events with a maximum of 500 participants are allowed again. A maximum of 200 people are allowed to congregate inside. Festivals with a maximum of 1,000 participants require a special permit. Popular festivals are still prohibited. All citizens are encouraged to keep their distance and wear everyday masks where this is not possible.