On Thursday afternoon there was a serious traffic accident in Oderwitz municipality near Zittau.
Oderwitz – On Thursday afternoon there was a serious traffic accident in Oderwitz municipality near Zittau (Görlitz district).
When the Görlitz police department reported to TAG24, the accident happened at 2.45 hours on the main road (B96) in Oderwitz. Two cars collided head-on for unknown reasons.
The 64-year-old was driving his VW Passat towards Eibau when he suddenly turned his car to the left onto the oncoming road.
He then collided head-on with a Ford truck carrying a 65-year-old driver, a 63-year-old passenger and two four- and seven-year-old children.
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All five people sustained minor injuries in the crash. Several rescue workers took care of the injured.
Police estimate the total damage to property was around 35,000 euros. Three hours after the crash, firefighters were still busy with rescue and cleaning work at the scene.
Police have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the crash.