Werder (dpa / bb) - A 77-year-old man was seriously injured in an accident in the Potsdam-Mittelmark district on Tuesday afternoon.

On the county road between Ferch and Petzow, the man's foot got caught between the gas and the brake, the police said on Wednesday.

As a result, his car picked up a lot of speed and grazed a car in front.

As a result, the 77-year-old went off the road to the right and collided with a tree.

The seriously injured driver was taken to a hospital by rescue workers.

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