In a head-on collision between two cars in the Lippe district, three people were seriously injured, including a two-year-old child. According to his own statements, a 36-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel between Blomberg and Steinheim and got into oncoming traffic, the police said on Wednesday. There his car collided with the car of a 59-year-old. The woman was trapped in her vehicle.
The fire brigade had to cut her out of the wreck after the accident on Ostwestfalenstraße on Wednesday evening. Rescue workers took the three seriously injured to hospitals. The toddler was in the vehicle that caused the accident. The 36-year-old is being investigated. He had to give up his driver's license. Ostwestfalenstraße was completely closed for a good two and a half hours.