In the district of Eichsfeld, a driver collided with an abandoned horse and was injured. The horse probably escaped from the paddock and stood on the country road between Wachtedt and Küllstedt on Thursday morning, the police said. The 34-year-old driver was unable to brake in time and collided with the animal.
Wachtedt – The force of the impact trapped her in her vehicle. Paramedics took the woman to the hospital. The horse died at the scene of the accident. The highway was closed for several hours for the rescue work. dpa