Motorcyclist seriously injured – collided with oncoming traffic while overtaking

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Motorcyclist seriously injured – collided with oncoming traffic while overtaking

In Spittal an der Drau, a motorcyclist overtook several cars on Friday and overlooked an oncoming vehicle, causing a head-on collision. The cyclist suffered serious injuries.

St. Veiter, 20, was riding his motorcycle on Amlacher Weg in Spittal at around 3.25pm ​​on Friday when he overtook at least two cars in front of him at the end of the town, according to police. The motorcyclist overlooked an oncoming vehicle, driven by a 38-year-old from Spittal, and collided head-on with the car.

Thrown meters through the air
“As a result of the collision, the motorcycle’s steering wheel flew several meters through the air and landed behind the car,” police said. The 20-year-old was taken to Spittal Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the car suffered minor injuries and sought medical treatment himself. Both cars were totaled.

Source: Krone

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