Lauterbach (dpa/lhe) - In a serious traffic accident in Lauterbach (Vogelsbergkreis), a 37-year-old passenger died and three other people, including two children, were seriously injured. According to initial findings, the family came off the road with their van in a depression in the curve area and crashed into a tree, the police said. The reason for the accident was initially unclear.
In the accident on Sunday evening, the woman died as a result of her serious injuries. Her two children, aged four months and three years, were taken to hospital with serious injuries. The father, who was driving the car, was also seriously injured. Two helicopters were used to rescue the injured, police said. The state road was temporarily closed.