Schönthal: at Least four Dead on Bavaria's roads at the weekend

In the event of accidents on Bavarian roads, died at the weekend, several, mostly young people. An 18-year-old Motorcyclist was captured on Saturday in Schöntha

Schönthal: at Least four Dead on Bavaria's roads at the weekend

In the event of accidents on Bavarian roads, died at the weekend, several, mostly young people. An 18-year-old Motorcyclist was captured on Saturday in Schönthal (Landkreis Cham) of a car came on the opposite track. Why the car was on the opposite lane, was initially unclear.

In upper Bavaria, crashed on Saturday, a 22-Year-old on his machine with a horse-drawn carriage. He was, according to police in Beilngries downhill on the road. In a left curve, he crashed into the Carriage. His injuries were so severe that he died at the scene of the accident. Of the twelve occupants of the Carriage a man was seriously injured and a man easily, as the police announced.

In another deadly accident Palatinate town of Bad Kötzting, 18, died in the upper Years. He had put in the night to Sunday on a street and was run over by a 42-year-old drivers. According to the presumption of the police, the 18-Year-old wanted to sleep. The drivers could not brake in time.

In the case of Schoenberg (in the district of Freyung-Grafenau) bounced on Saturday, a 57-year-old Biker in a curve to the right despite full braking, head-on into a car. He died at the scene of the accident. The 57-year-old driver suffered a shock, the other three people in the car were uninjured.

The safety of motorcyclists has been addressed on Saturday by Bavaria's Minister of transport, Kerstin Schreyer (CSU). In a letter to the organizer of the August-announced Biker protests against the driving bans, Gabor Kovacs, drew the attention of the Minister on the results of extensive investments, such as drive-under protection of guard rails and the alleviation of hazardous curves. "For the safety of motorcycle drivers, we have achieved a lot in recent years," it said in the Letter. "The number of killed motorized two-Wheeler riders was reduced compared to 2011 by approximately 28 percent."

dpa
Updated Date: 26 July 2020, 09:26

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