Serious motorcycle accident in Appenzell Ausserrhoden! On Sunday, a motorcyclist in Heiden AR caused a self-accident. As reported by the canton police, the 53-year-old man was on the Obereggerstrasse from Oberegg in the direction of Rehetobel shortly before 3:30 p.m.
In a left turn near Gstalden, he lost control of his motorcycle and fell about 15 meters into a creek bed. The man was seriously injured and had to be flown to the hospital with Rega. The affected road had to be closed briefly by the fire brigade during the rescue work. The motorcycle was totaled. (dzc)