Bad Hersfeld (dpa/lhe) – Three people were injured in a traffic accident on Autobahn 7 near Bad Hersfeld. According to the police, a van got from the left to the middle lane on Wednesday evening and crashed into a car there. The van overturned, as the police announced on Thursday night. The 38-year-old driver suffered minor injuries. Two occupants of the car also suffered minor injuries. The impact pushed her car into a truck in the right lane.

It was initially unclear why the van got into the middle lane. Both cars were totaled. The rescue work lasted about two hours.