A coach with around 60 passengers left the road on Autobahn 44 in North Rhine-Westphalia and fell onto its side. According to current knowledge, it was an accident without the involvement of other vehicles; the cause is still unclear, the police said.

It was initially unclear whether there were anyone injured in the accident near Werl. The A44 was completely closed from the Unna Ost exits to Werl in the direction of Kassel. In addition to the fire department, a rescue helicopter was also on duty.