Coesfeld (dpa / lnw) - When a car collided with a truck, a driver died in Coesfeld. The 38-year-old left the road on Saturday afternoon on the B474 for reasons that have not yet been clarified, the police said. He therefore lost control of his car and threw to the left into an oncoming truck. The truck hit the car and pulled it into the ditch, where both vehicles came to a standstill.
The driver died at the scene of the accident. The 56-year-old truck driver was in shock and was taken to a hospital. An emergency chaplain looked after the accident witnesses on site.