The 81-year-old cyclist was hit by a VW and died in hospital from his serious injuries.

An 81-year-old cyclist died in hospital on Friday after being seriously injured in an accident in Berlin-Pankow on Thursday.

Berlin – The one on Thursday at a accident with a VW in Berlin-Pankow seriously injured cyclist died in hospital on Friday.

The 81-year-old cyclist was hit by a VW and died in hospital from his serious injuries. © Dominik Totaro

According to the police on Saturday, the 81-year-old is the twelfth person to have died in a traffic accident this year in the capital.

At around 11:10 a.m., the man was on the cycle path, accompanied by his 71-year-old wife, in the outskirts of Malchow on the federal highway 2 in the direction of Lindenberg in Brandenburg.

The 81-year-old is said to have left the cycle path to turn left onto Am Luchgraben street.

Accident in Pankow: couple cycling down the street, suddenly it crashes!
Berlin accident
Accident in Pankow: couple cycling down the street, suddenly it crashes!

According to the information, he was hit by the VW of a 43-year-old who was traveling in the same direction.

The cyclist suffered head and torso injuries from the impact and fall. A rescue helicopter took him to a hospital, where he later died.

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