A 91-year-old pedelec rider sustained serious injuries in an accident in Ratingen. An ambulance took him to a clinic.
Ratingen / District of Mettmann – A 91-year-old pedelec rider has a accident sustained serious injuries in Ratingen.
According to the police, the senior was on his pedelec on Tuesday afternoon at around 5 p.m. on Düsseldorfer Strasse, where, according to witness statements, he was driving between the two rails embedded in the lane.
When the 91-year-old wanted to turn right onto the cycle path at a red light there, the rear wheel of the electric bike suddenly slipped away on the rain-soaked rails. The man fell and sustained serious injuries.
“He was taken care of by first responders and then taken to a hospital by ambulance for further medical treatment,” said a police spokesman in conclusion.