Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Frankfurt, Germany; December 1, 2020 

Location: Trier, Germany in the pedestrian zone

Event: Vehicle Attack

According to police and media reports, a vehicle struck several persons in the area of a pedestrian zone in Trier. The media is reporting injuries and fatalities and one arrest. Police are investigating. Please follow @PolizeiTrier for updates.

Actions to Take:
Avoid the area
Follow the instructions of local authorities.
Monitor local media for updates
Be aware of your surroundings
U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.

For emergency services, please contact the Embassy or appropriate Consulate General:

U.S. Embassy Berlin
+49-30-8305-0 (business hours)
+49-30-8305-0 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt
+49-69-7535-0 (business hours)
+49-69-7535-0 (after hours)

U.S. Consulate General Munich
+49-89-2888-580 (business hours)
+49-89-2888-0 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444