Two people died and six others were injured in a traffic accident involving a family van on Autobahn 20 in northern Brandenburg. For reasons that are still unclear, the car left the road on Wednesday morning between the Prenzlau-Süd and Prenzlau-Ost junctions to the right and threw itself into a ditch, the East Police Department said. In doing so, he overturned.

According to initial findings, a family was traveling in the van. Two of the eight occupants died in the accident. Like the “B.Z.” reported that the dead are said to be the grandparents. The police would not comment on the identity. A spokesman called the accident “a family tragedy”.