Lorry crashes into Schönbrunn park wall

A traffic jam of several kilometres was caused when a lorry crashed into the walls of Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace Gardens this morning (Thurs).Police said the driver got away with minor injuries after he came off the road and ploughed into a wall near Kennedy Bridge on the road towards the city centre shortly before 9am.Firemen had to cut down a tree to remove the severely damaged truck, causing traffic to jam into the capital’s outskirts.The cause of the accident is part of an ongoing police investigations.Schönbrunn Gardens – the park encircling Schönbrunn Palace – are one of the city’s most popular tourist attractions. Schönbrunn Zoo is situated at the Vienna-Hietzing estate.