DORNBIRN – A 15-year-old moped driver died on Monday morning in Dornbirn. For reasons currently unknown, the 15-year-old got into the opposite lane and collided with an oncoming van.
A 15-year-old moped driver dies on Monday morning at around 7:10 a.m. in Dornbirn on Arlbergstrasse in the direction of Dornbirn city center, the Vorarlberg state police department announced in a broadcast. Shortly after the junction with Hatlerstrasse, the 15-year-old got into the opposite lane for an unknown reason and collided head-on with an oncoming small truck (transporter), which was driven by a 54-year-old man. The 15-year-old suffered severe injuries and was flown to the LKH Feldkirch with the emergency doctor’s helicopter after initial emergency medical measures. There the 15-year-old succumbed to his serious injuries. The driver of the van was unharmed. Both cars were totaled. An alcohol test in the 54-year-old was negative.
Calling witnesses: The Dornbirn police station asks for evidence from witnesses (Telephone number. +43 (0) 59 133 8140)which can provide information about the course of the accident.