Rheine (dpa / lnw) - When trying to clean a tanker truck from the inside, several men were injured in Rheine, one of them critically. According to the police, the workers, aged between 34 and 57, climbed into the tanker truck on Wednesday. First, a 57-year-old went inside and lost consciousness. The colleagues climbed behind to save him. They collapsed too. A 35-year-old finally regained consciousness, was able to save himself and alerted the rescue services.
According to preliminary investigations, the oxygen content in the tank was too low. The investigations by the police and the Office for Occupational Safety continued.