It is no secret that hunters and motocross riders do not love each other. At Boizenburg in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the classic conflict between hunters who want quiet and off-road drivers who want to go off-road escalated in a bloody way on the eve of May 1st: According to the police, a 56-year-old hunter tried to Forest /Arable Area ”(police report) to confront two motocross riders by chasing them with his Toyota Hilux. After the first police investigation, he hit one of the two so closely that the heavy pickup rammed the KTM and then even rolled over the motorcyclist.
Emergency operation after serious injuries
The 38-year-old KTM rider was flown to the hospital in Hamburg with serious injuries and had an emergency operation there. The local police were unable to provide any information about the man's current health. It is also not yet clear whether the motorcycles should have been allowed to drive there or not, said a spokeswoman for the local police in Ludwigslust when asked by MOTORRAD.
The second motocross rider was uninjured and, according to preliminary findings, had not seen the collision directly. A forensic investigation by the police and an expert should now clarify the exact course of events. According to the police, it depends on whether the hunter is being investigated for dangerous bodily harm or attempted manslaughter. Provided that the KTM rider gets through at all.