Woman crashes after wheel hits car

A woman suffered serious injuries when her car was hit by a wheel in a freak traffic incident on the A1 western motorway on Sunday evening.Police in Amstetten, Lower Austria, announced today (Tues) that the driver was airlifted to a hospital after fire fighters freed her from the wrecked car. They added that the car of a Slovakian man going into the other direction lost one of its wheels which was hurled over the crash barrier to smash the windscreen of the womanÂ’s vehicle. She lost control of her car and crashed. Officials had no comment on what kind of injuries she sustained.No one else was harmed in the accident which caused a five-kilometre (km) tailback in both directions.