Five young people have died in a car accident near Karlsruhe. Two other people were seriously injured in the accident in Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen.

As a police spokesman said, was in the night to Saturday a car with four occupants in the skid and on the opposite lane. There, the car collided sideways with a large-capacity taxi.

The driver of the car and his three passengers died at the scene of the accident, as did a passenger of the large-capacity taxi. All accident victims were between the ages of 25 and 29 years, said the spokesman.

The driver and another passenger of the large-capacity taxi survived seriously injured. The cause of the accident was initially unclear. First, the SWR had reported about it.