Snow fell in thick flakes on Sunday afternoon across the Bundesrepublik, but according to police reports the only serious accident took place in Baden Württemberg in south-west Germany, where a 28-year-old driver lost control of her car on black ice and crashed into a tree.
In the accident the young woman’s grandmother was fatally wounded and her mother and sister sustained serious injuries.
In the Stuttgart region there was also a pile up involving seven cars – but only two people were lightly injured as a result.
The German Weather Service (DWD) is warning that the cold front is settling on for the coming days.
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On higher ground 10 centimetres of snow are expected to fall on Monday, while the weathermen also warn of the potential for snow drifts and stormy winds.