Three soldiers injured in accident near Mannheim
Three soldiers with 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery were injured in an accident Saturday afternoon west of Mannheim, Germany, officials say.
The soldiers were traveling in a 5-ton truck in a convoy returning from training in Grafenwöhr, according to a news release issued by U.S. Army Europe.
They were at the interchange Frankenthaler Kreuz between Autobahn 6 and 61 at about 1 p.m. when the accident happened. No other vehicle was involved.
The injured soldiers were taken to a German hospital. The incident is under investigation by U.S. and German law enforcement officials.