Cologne (dpa / lnw) - On the Autobahn 3 in the direction of Oberhausen, a truck collided with two cars - several people were injured, one of them critically. The 52-year-old truck driver collided with two vehicles when changing lanes shortly before the Leverkusen-Zentrum junction on Monday afternoon, the police said. A 53-year-old driver and a 60-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries. A man who was sitting in the back seat of the car was critically injured in the collision, it was said. The truck driver and the 61-year-old driver of the other car were unharmed, according to the police.
The traffic backed up more than ten kilometers on the A3 in the afternoon as a result of the rescue measures. According to the police, there will be impairments until late in the evening.