On the Autobahn 40 near Gelsenkirchen, a motorcyclist lost control of his two-wheeler and was thrown onto the opposite lane via the central guardrail.
According to the police, the 52-year-old man ran over an object in the direction of Dortmund on Tuesday afternoon, according to initial findings.
The man was in mortal danger, the police said in the evening. The A40 was temporarily completely blocked in both directions in the area of the Gelsenkirchen-Sud exit. The lock was lifted again in the evening.
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