A 69-year-old Mitsubishi driver missed a lorry approaching from the left side while crossing the Hartha junction and there was a violent collision.
The 69-year-old Mitsubishi driver was driving in the Hartha district around 4pm and wanted to drive straight at the “Räuberschänke” junction towards Frankenberg.
However, he ignored a 60-year-old truck driver coming from the left and gave him the right of way. There was a collision between the two vehicles.
According to the current state of police awareness, the driver of the Mitsubishi had to be taken to the hospital by rescue helicopter. His 67-year-old passenger was also injured and taken to hospital. The truck driver suffered only minor injuries.
The police have started an investigation. Information about the damage caused is not yet available.
The intersection is currently closed.