The windshield of the car was shattered in the accident.
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A 90-year-old cyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in an accident in Bergheim on Thursday. The man then died in hospital.

Bergheim – A cyclist († 90) is after a serious traffic accident in Bergheim Cologne died in hospital from his life-threatening injuries.

The windshield of the car was shattered in the accident. © Vincent Kemp

The pensioner drove his e-bike from a side street onto the L279 around 10.30 a.m. on Thursday morning when he was hit by a 72-year-old Ford driver.

As a result, the cyclist hit the windshield of the car and was thrown to the ground, where he remained lying with life-threatening injuries.

An emergency doctor treated the pensioner on site before a rescue helicopter flew him to a clinic.

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There he had now succumbed to his serious injuries, as the police in the Rhein-Erft district and the Cologne public prosecutor announced on Friday.

The investigations into that accident continue, a police spokesman said in conclusion.

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