A serious traffic accident occurred on the B23 this afternoon (Monday 5 June). © Hans-Helmut Herold
A serious traffic accident has occurred on the B 23 near Peiting. A car driver overlooked an oncoming motorcyclist. A head-on collision occurred.
Peiting - A serious traffic accident occurred this afternoon at around 12.50 p.m. on the B 23. Near Ramsau, a car driver coming from the direction of Peiting overlooked an oncoming motorcyclist when turning into a dirt road. He could no longer avoid it, and a head-on collision occurred.
Peiting and Rottenbuch fire brigades with almost 50 firefighters on site
The 66-year-old two-wheeler from Augsburg was seriously injured in the collision and had to be flown by rescue helicopter to the accident hospital in Murnau. The 57-year-old driver of the car and his passenger (both from North Rhine-Westphalia) were uninjured.
Numerous rescue workers rushed to the scene of the accident. In addition to the rescue helicopter, an ambulance with an emergency doctor, three police patrols and the Peiting fire brigade with 29 and Rottenbuch with 17 forces were also deployed.
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Accident leads to full closure of the B 23
"We have decided to raise a follow-up alarm in order to be able to fully close the B 23," said platoon commander Robert Turansky of the Peitingen fire brigade to the local newspaper. He was in charge of operations. Due to the full closure, the rescue helicopter was able to land centrally on the road.
The B 23 remained closed for two hours. Traffic was diverted at Rottenbuch via Ilgen and the B 17. According to the police, damage to both vehicles amounted to 30,000 euros.
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