After a serious traffic accident with nine people injured on Friday morning in Petershagen on the state border with Lower Saxony, one of the victims died. According to police in the Minden-L├╝bbecke district, the 51-year-old died of his serious injuries in a hospital in the afternoon. The man was sitting in a minibus that collided with a car. The 28-year-old driver of the car was also seriously injured.

The force of the impact threw the vehicles into a field and onto a grass verge. Another of the eight bus passengers, aged between 24 and 51, was also critically injured. Four were taken to hospital with serious injuries and three with minor injuries.

Notice from the police