Cyclist collides with truck – sustains life-threatening injuries

An ambulance from the Berlin fire department

An ambulance from the Berlin fire department (symbolic image) Photo: picture alliance / Wolfram Stein

From BZ/dpa

A cyclist crashed into the back of a truck in Berlin-Mahlsdorf on Tuesday afternoon and was seriously injured.

According to police, he had to be resuscitated and was then taken to a hospital. He is now receiving intensive care there. The man’s age is still unclear.

According to the information, the accident happened on Tuesday afternoon on Elsenstrasse. The cyclist is said to have crashed into the truck at around 40 kilometers per hour.

Elsenstrasse was then closed for several hours between Kressenweg and Hultschiner Damm.


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