Several people died in a serious accident on the B87 near Eilenburg in northern Saxony. This was announced by a police spokeswoman. The Leipziger Volkszeitung (LVZ) and the “Bild” newspaper had previously reported. According to the police, there are also several injured. According to a dpa reporter, three badly damaged cars can be seen, and debris is lying on the road. A truck was also at the scene of the accident.

Around 10:45 a.m., several vehicles collided on the main road. The police initially did not give details of the cause of the accident and the number of dead and injured. “Not all relatives have been informed yet,” said the police spokeswoman. The salvage is currently underway. An expert is also on duty at the scene of the accident. The B87 was completely blocked after the accident between Eilenburg-Ost and Dobersch├╝tz on Thursday morning.