Böblingen (AP) - An 83-year-old was seriously injured in a head-on collision between two cars in Böblingen.

As the police announced on Friday evening, the man had to be taken to a hospital by rescue helicopter.

Previously, according to the information, the man had got into the opposite lane with his car and crashed into the car of a 56-year-old.

The police assume that a "medical cause" led to the accident in the man.

The 56-year-old was slightly injured and was also taken to a hospital.

The damage caused amounted to around 35,000 euros.

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