The Opel transporter apparently crashed into the truck with great force.

Late on Thursday afternoon there was a serious accident at Berggießhübel. The driver of an Opel van crashed into a truck.

Bad Gottleuba-Berggießhübel – Late on Thursday afternoon there was a violent event at Berggießhübel accident.

The Opel transporter apparently crashed into the truck with great force. © Marko Förster

On the S173 between Berggießhübel and the town of Cotta A near Pirna, according to initial information, the driver of a small Opel van lost control of his vehicle in a left turn. He crashed head-on into an oncoming truck.

The Opel driver had to be reanimated on site by first aiders, as it was called from the scene of the accident.

He was then flown to a Dresden clinic in a rescue helicopter.

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There was initially no information on the health of the truck driver. State highway 173 remained completely closed for several hours.

More than 30 comrades from the Nentmannsdorf, Borna-Gersdorf, Berggießhübel, Cotta and Dohma fire departments were in action.

the police determines the cause of the accident. An expert and traffic accident research from TU Dresden were at the scene of the accident early in the evening.

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