Five dead in Autobahn 2 collision

Five people are dead and three injured on Monday morning after a rear-end collision on the Autobahn 2 in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.

The victims were riding in a van from Belarus and collided with a semi truck sitting at the end of a traffic jam at around 3:45 am, police said on Monday morning.

The A2 was closed for several hours after the accident, but has since been reopened.