Buttlar (dpa/th) - Five people were injured in a car accident near Buttlar (Wartburg district). As the police announced on Tuesday, a 34-year-old driver left the road on Monday afternoon on federal highway 84 in the direction of Sünna. The car then overturned and landed on its roof. The passenger suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital by paramedics for treatment. The 34-year-old and three children suffered minor injuries and were also taken to a hospital.
According to initial findings, the cause of the accident was the rain-soaked road. The car was totaled and towed away. The road was closed for around two and a half hours after the accident.