Devastating News: Biker Killed in Tragic Turku Accident

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Cyclist killed in road mishap in Turku

A cyclist was killed when a truck knocked down the person at an intersection in Turku on Monday afternoon, police said.

The accident took place at about 1:45 pm when the cyclist was crossing the Kerttulinkatu road at the intersection of Hämeenkatu and Kerttulinkatu.

At the same time, a truck was turning to right at the intersection and hit the cyclist resulting death of the cyclist on the spot.

Responding to an alarm, police and rescue service people rushed to the spot and found the cyclist dead.

Police, however, did not divulge the identity of the deceased.

Police said that the signal of traffic lights at the intersection was green for both the cyclist and the truck driver at the time of accident.

They suspected the truck driver of grossly endangering traffic safety and causing death.

The truck driver was not suspected of drunk driving.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

12 Comments
  1. EmilySmith says

    It’s truly heartbreaking to hear about this tragic incident. Cycling should be a safe and enjoyable activity for everyone. My thoughts are with the family and friends of the cyclist.

  2. Emily_Smith says

    Was the cyclist wearing any safety gear at the time of the accident?

    1. MarkDavis says

      Yes, according to the police report, the cyclist was wearing a helmet and other safety gear at the time of the accident.

  3. EmilySmith says

    I am deeply saddened by this tragic accident. It’s heartbreaking to hear about such loss of life on the roads. My thoughts are with the family and friends of the cyclist during this difficult time.

  4. EmilySmith92 says

    How tragic! Was the truck driver held responsible for the accident?

    1. MaxJohnson84 says

      Yes, the truck driver was suspected of grossly endangering traffic safety and causing the death of the cyclist. It’s a tragic incident that could have been avoided. Let’s hope for justice for the victim’s family.

  5. Emily_1987 says

    What a tragic incident. My heart goes out to the family of the cyclist. It’s devastating to hear about such accidents happening, especially when it could have been prevented with more caution from the truck driver. Let’s hope justice is served swiftly.

  6. LindaJohnson says

    Was the cyclist wearing any safety gear at the time of the accident?

    1. SteveSmith says

      It’s heartbreaking to hear about this tragic accident. Regardless of the safety gear worn by the cyclist, the focus should be on ensuring road safety for all. Let’s hope authorities continue to investigate and take necessary measures to prevent such incidents in the future.

  7. MeganSmith85 says

    Such a heartbreaking news. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the cyclist who lost their life in this tragic accident. It’s truly devastating to hear about such incidents happening on our roads.

  8. Jennifer123 says

    It’s heartbreaking to hear about this tragic accident. My condolences to the family and friends of the cyclist. It’s important for authorities to thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident to prevent such tragedies in the future.

  9. SarahJohnson82 says

    Such a tragic incident. My thoughts are with the family of the cyclist. It’s a reminder for all of us to exercise caution on the roads and be mindful of our surroundings while driving or cycling.

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