Two persons injured during a Mercedes filming day

An strange accident occurred Tuesday during a visit of two Mercedes drivers, including Nico Rosberg, to the training camp of the German National Football Team in Italy.

Mercedes was shooting a promotional video with two of its drivers and German football players, Julian Draxler and Benedikt Howedes.

The official Mercedes press release says that while driving on a closed road, DTM driver Pascal Wehrlein injured two people whom he unexpectedly encountered walking on the closed course.

The rumour says that Nico Roberg managed to avoid the two persons but Wehrlein could not avoid the contact.

Mercedes cannot offer any statement concerning the severity of injuries, as both injured parties are currently undergoing medical treatment.

Pascal Wehrlein was uninjured in the accident. Mercedes deeply regret this accident and send wishes of quick recovery to the injured. We will work in full cooperation with the authorities in determining the exact circumstances of the accident.

Moments after the accident, Nico Rosberg wrote on his Twitter account: “I am shocked by the accident. My thoughts are with the two people who were injured and I wish them a fast recovery”.

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