Overturned garbage truck in Germany crushed a family with three children

In the South-West of Germany the garbage truck overturned and fell on a car in which were five men. They all died. On Friday, August 11, according to Pforzheimer Zeitung with reference to the police.

Driving the car sat a woman, in the passenger seat beside her was a man. Children, two of whom are preschool age, sat in the back. Presumably, they were members of the same family.

According to police, the garbage truck is strongly accelerated before the turn and was unable to brake in time. It is possible that the cause of the accident was technical malfunction of the machine. The guards said that the people in the car had no chance to survive.

It is also noted that two people were in the truck, received minor injuries, they were taken to the hospital.