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

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)
ACSBerlin@state.gov 

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

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

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

Country Information – Germany 

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