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Herzebrock-Clarholz: Traffic accident with a seriously injured motorcyclist
Gütersloh (ots) –
Herzebrock-Clarholz (UK) – On Sunday at 5:07 p.m. a 22-year-old motorcyclist with a Kawasaki was driving along Rentruper Straße in Herzebrock – Clarholz from the street “Marburg” in the direction of St. Vit. At the same time a 56-year-old was driving A year-old Skoda car driver was driving along Rentruper Straße in the direction of Marburg and intended to turn left at the entrance to the “Aurea area”. In doing so, she overlooked the oncoming motorcyclist and collided with him. The motorcyclist was seriously injured. He was wearing a helmet, which prevented anything worse from happening. The first rescue workers who arrived treated the motorcyclist and took him to a hospital. The motorbike was no longer roadworthy and was recovered and towed away using a tow truck. Overall, property damage amounted to around EUR 16,000. Rentruper Straße was completely closed for the duration of the traffic accident investigation.
This report was transmitted by the Gütersloh police on September 16, 2023, 9:18 a.m.
Accident statistics and fatalities in road traffic
There has been a slight upward trend in the number of traffic accidents recorded by the police throughout Germany in recent years. A total of 2,406,465 road traffic accidents were recorded in 2022, compared to 2,314,938 cases in 2021 and 2,245,245 cases in 2020. This development can also be observed in the number of accidents involving personal injuries. In 2022, there were 289,672 accidents with injured people, and a total of 2,788 people were killed. In 2021, there were 2,562 fatalities out of 258,987 accidents resulting in personal injury.
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