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Cyclist gets off the sidewalk onto the street: the driver can no longer brake - the man dies


A cyclist died in an accident in Falkendorf (Erlangen-Höchstadt district). It wasn't the only fatal accident in Middle Franconia on Wednesday.

A cyclist died in an accident in Falkendorf (Erlangen-Höchstadt district).

It wasn't the only fatal accident in Middle Franconia on Wednesday.

Aurachtal - A fatal accident occurred in Middle Franconia on Wednesday, January 18th.

As the police said in a press release, a cyclist died.

Cyclist gets on the road in Falkendorf – he dies in a collision with a car

Accordingly, the accident happened in Falkendorf (Erlangen-Höchstadt district).

At around 6:50 p.m., a 78-year-old rode his bike in the opposite direction to the direction of travel along a sidewalk along the main road (state road 2244) in the direction of Münchaurach.

Near the junction in the direction of Buch, he got onto the road with his bike for reasons that are still unknown.

There he collided with the car of a 69-year-old.

The cyclist was so badly injured in the collision that he died.

The driver was not injured.

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Cyclist dies in accident in Falkendorf - second fatal accident on Wednesday

The state road had to be completely closed until around 9:15 p.m.

"Officials from the Herzogenaurach Police Inspectorate took over the recording of the accident.

In addition, members of the Falkendorf fire brigade were deployed.

At the request of the public prosecutor's office, the police officers also called in an accident expert," the police continued.

It was the second fatal accident in Middle Franconia on Wednesday.

A novice driver caused a car accident near Mühlhausen.

One person died and two others were critically injured.


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Source: merkur

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