Fatal accident on Kanonenstraße

A fatal accident occured in the Kanonenstraße on Sunday, 20th April, 2014.

A 40-year-old-motorcyclist was travelling from the Sandplacken towards Oberursel, when he applied the brakes before the road took a turn to the right.

He ended up on the wrong side of the road, where he was hit by an oncoming vehicle travelling in the opposite direction, before being hit by a further vehicle which was also travelling up the hill.

Despite resuscitation attempts, the motorcyclist died at the scene of the accident.  Police estimate the damage to the vehicles involved to total around €24,000.

About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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