Two drivers crashed their cars into each other on the CR368 between Echternach and Dickweiler in eastern Luxembourg on Sunday morning, just after 11am, leaving two people injured.

The head-on collision caused a lot of damage and resulted in the complete destruction of both cars.

© CI Iechternach

In a tweet, the Luxembourg police informed citizens that the CR368 would be closed for a while and that drivers should avoid the area due to the risk of traffic jams.

Due to the severity of the accident, the road had to be closed temporarily, while air rescue helicopters raced the injured occupants of the cars to hospital.

© CI Iechternach

Emergency services from Echternach, Mertert, Luxembourg City and Grevenmacher attended the scene of the accident.