Kirchardt (dpa / lsw) - In an accident on the federal highway 39 near Kirchardt (Heilbronn district), three people were seriously injured. A 20-year-old driver crashed into a semi-trailer truck of a parked truck on Monday evening when turning into a parking bay, the police said. The seriously injured driver was trapped in his vehicle and had to be freed by the fire department. His 19-year-old passenger and an 18-year-old in the back seat of the car were also seriously injured.
Paramedics took the three men to a nearby hospital. The truck driver, who was in the driver's cab, was not injured. The car was totaled. The police estimate the property damage to the semitrailer at around 10,000 euros. The B39 was closed while the accident was being recorded.