A convicted felon on the run from prison was rearrested after he had got picked up during a traffic check, police reported today (Tues). Police in Vienna-Floridsdorf found out that the 27-year-old man had bunked from a jail a few weeks ago. They checked his ID after he had given contradictory statements about who owned […]
Hit and run incident in Vienna
Police in Vienna are investigating after an elderly woman was knocked down by a car as she tried to cross a road. Officials said today (Thurs) the incident occurred in the district of Floridsdorf yesterday afternoon. The 66-year-old woman suffered fractures. The driver of the involved car did not stop. Witnesses of the collision carried […]
Wind tears off school roof
Strong winds have caused substantial damage to a school in Vienna.A 50-square-metre panel of a primary schools flat roof was stripped off yesterday (Mon), police in Floridsdorf district said today. No one was injured when small fragments of the cover fell onto a nearby playground.Repair works are expected to take some more days.
A physically disabled pensioner defended herself and scared off would-be muggers with her crutch on Tuesday, police announced today (Thurs).The 70-year-old woman, who has difficulties walking, got out of a car outside a doctors office in Vienna’s Floridsdorf district while her carer looked for a parking lot.Two people a man and a woman […]
Besiktas call off Vienna fixture
Besiktas cancelled a friendly against Austrian Bundesliga vice champions Austria Vienna.The Turkish giants announced today (Fri) they will not meet the team coached by former defender Karl Daxbacher at Viennas Franz Horr Stadium on 8 July.The club failed to give reasons for their change of mind, but it is assumed the twist had to do […]