German Biker Loses Bag of Cash, Raining Bills Over Autobahn - NBC 10 Philadelphia

German Biker Loses Bag of Cash, Raining Bills Over Autobahn

An estimated 1,500 euros were reportedly taken away by the wind before it could be recovered

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    German Biker Loses Bag of Cash, Raining Bills Over Autobahn
    Sean Gallup/Getty Images, File
    A Nov. 3, 2014, file photo showing Autobahn traffic in Berlin, Germany.

    German police say a businessman on a motorcycle lost a plastic bag stuffed with his day's earnings while driving along a southern highway, sending a shower of cash across the Bavarian Autobahn.

    Ingolstadt police said Sunday the 36-year-old had been carrying about 9,000 euros ($10,000) in small bills Saturday night when he lost the bag on the A9 highway.

    The man, whose name wasn't released, stopped his motorcycle and tried to collect the cash himself, and witnesses called police.

    Authorities temporarily shut down the stretch of the highway and helped the man collect his cash, but an estimated 1,500 euros were taken away by the wind before it could be recovered, the dpa news agency reported.

    Al Roker Looks Back on 40 Years at NBC

    [NY-NATL] Al Roker Looks Back on 40 Years at NBC

    Today Show's Al Roker is celebrating 40 years at NBC, and he takes a moment with old pal Janice Huff to talk about his history with WNBC, the memorable storms they've covered and that infamous Doppler 4000 promo.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 14, 2018)

    Police say he was able to produce a slip showing the cash was his.