Meiningen/Oberhof (dpa/th) - After the fatal bobsleigh accident in Oberhof, the Meiningen public prosecutor's office has started investigations into two suspects. These were involved in the organization and the course of events, said a spokesman for the public prosecutor's office on Tuesday. Investigated on suspicion of negligent homicide. To what extent this is confirmed remains to be seen, the spokesman emphasized. The public prosecutor's office does not yet have an expert opinion on the reconstruction of the accident. Several media had previously reported.
At the end of February, a guest bobsled came across a double tube ring in the finish area of the toboggan run. A 45-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman sat in the rubber rings filled with air. The man died and the woman was seriously injured.