Motorcyclist killed, competitor seriously injured in crash at Ironman triathlon championship race in Germany

June 5, 2023

The rider of a motorbike has died following a crash with a competitor in an Ironman triathlon European championship race Sunday, police in the event’s host city of Hamburg said. A triathlete who witnessed the accident said he “saw the bike explode into what felt like a thousand pieces.”

Police said there was a head-on crash when a race support motorbike carrying a rider and a passenger collided with a triathlete who was cycling in the opposite direction. CBS News