The first serious motorcycle accident this season on the Kesselberg occurred on Whit Saturday. A motorcyclist (22) from Weilheim crashed head-on into a car.
Kochel am See – According to the press report, a man from Weilheim (22) was driving his Kawasaki down the track towards Kochel on Saturday at around 12.40 p.m. when he lost control of his machine at the end of a tight right-hand bend, apparently due to inappropriate speed, and got into the oncoming lane in the area of the center guide sleepers. There he crashed into the front of the oncoming car. According to the police, the Seat driver (50) from Wadersloh in North Rhine-Westphalia no longer had the opportunity to brake in time.
Injured taken to hospitals
The motorcyclist was seriously injured in the impact and taken by ambulance to the accident hospital in Murnau. In the Seat, two occupants were moderately injured and transported by Sanka to the hospital in Penzberg.
Both vehicles had to be towed after the accident. The damage to the car was around 10,000 euros, to the motorcycle of around 5000,<> euros, according to the police.
Fire brigades from Kochel and Wallgau as well as Walchensee water rescue service as helpers on site
In addition to the Kochel volunteer fire brigade with a number of emergency services and vehicles, the Walchensee water rescue service was also on site with a team of "first responders", the Kochel police reported on Whit Monday. "We regulated the traffic, picked up spilled operating fluids and secured the two vehicles. There were considerable disruptions in excursion traffic," reports the Kochel fire brigade on its Facebook page. According to their information, the Wallgau fire brigade also happened to be at the scene of the accident on the Kesselberg and helped with traffic control.
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