According to the police Department in Dresden, the driver (23) had been overlooked by a truck who wanted to turn left at an intersection to the right of the woman to the right of his vehicle. She died at the scene of the accident. The traffic accident service of the police Department of Dresden has taken up the investigation. Accidents such as this occur again and again. Cyclists are at the time of cornering maneuvers of Trucks, often in the dead angle and not run into a dangerous Situation. The General German Bicycle Club (ADFC) and the German Federal Association of road haulage, logistics and disposal was requested in February of this year, together with safer road crossings for cyclists and separate traffic light phases for cyclists and motor vehicles is required.
According to the ADFC is killed in Germany, on average every two weeks, a cyclist or a bicyclist a bicyclist. 2017 was 38 cases, in the subsequent two years, 34 and 27, respectively. Until the middle of June of this year, the ADFC was one of 19 deadly Turn-accidents.dpa Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 17:27