Lower Saxony and Bremen
Cyclist dies in accident with lorry on L171
Welle (dpa / lni) – A 67-year-old cyclist was hit by a trailer truck on the L171 near the community of Welle (Harburg district) and succumbed to his injuries. The 41-year-old driver stopped in front of an intersection Wednesday afternoon and as he pulled away, the bicyclist ran past him, police said Thursday. The truck hit the bicyclist. When the accident was recorded, the driver stated that he had never seen the cyclist. Witnesses to the accident said that the cyclist immediately cut himself off in front of the truck, which was already starting up again, without stopping. A crisis intervention team treated witnesses to the accident at the scene.