Neustadt am Rennsteig (dpa / th) - A 67-year-old rolled over his car in an accident and was seriously injured.

The man came off the road in a slight left turn on a country road near Neustadt am Rennsteig (Ilm district) on Saturday, the police said.

The car overturned, the 67-year-old was half thrown out of the vehicle and trapped under the car, it was said.

The fire brigade released the man who was taken to a clinic.

The police estimated the damage to property at around 5,000 euros.

The road was closed for about two hours because of the salvage work.

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