Berlin reports rise in fatalities as new bike lanes fail to keep cyclists safe
Cyclists are dropping like flies,” Sørensen said. “We need to treat this problem with the same rigour as organised crime. The state needs to investigate the freight companies whose drivers cause these accidents
Articulated lorries were involved in six of the 14 accidents resulting in cycling fatalities in Berlin this year. In a further incident, which was not officially recorded as a traffic accident, a journalist, 35, waiting at a traffic light, was run over by a lorry when its driver lost control of the vehicle.
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