Accident near Murnau: One dead and five injured – Bavaria

A serious accident near Murnau (Garmisch-Partenkirchen district) left one dead and five injured. A driver drove her car into the opposite lane for an initially unknown reason and collided head-on with a car, the police said. The 30-year-old driver of the car died at the scene of the accident. His 18-year-old passenger was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Before the fatal collision, the woman’s car hit another car owned by a 57-year-old. This caused his car to skid and collided with another car. Both drivers of the cars and a passenger were taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

The 45-year-old woman who caused the accident was taken to a clinic with serious injuries. According to information on Friday, her life was initially out of danger. All four cars were totaled in the accident on Thursday morning. The federal highway was closed for several hours. A large fire brigade was deployed. The public prosecutor and police are investigating the exact cause of the accident.

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