A 23-year-old crashed into a tree on federal highway 57 and died. The man had left the road between Linnich and Körrenzig (Düren district) in a long left turn to the right, as the police announced on Sunday evening.
A road user had informed the police, it is said. The rescue workers then found a badly damaged car on site – the driver was already dead. An accident investigation team from the Cologne police was called in to determine the course of the accident and the cause. The B57 was blocked in the area of the accident for about five hours