Bessenbach (dpa / lby) - A driver caught and fatally injured two pedestrians in Bessenbach, Lower Franconia (Aschaffenburg district) on Tuesday.

A 79-year-old died at the scene of the accident, his 78-year-old wife a little later in the hospital.

As the police headquarters in Lower Franconia announced, initial findings indicated medical problems in the 59-year-old who caused the accident.

He was also taken to a hospital slightly injured.

After the pedestrians, his car had rammed the wall of a barn.

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