Just a few hundred meters away from the house, bike tire exploded and the man without safety vest crashed head against a concrete pillar, as witnesses say.
Man, father of two children, one in July and another nine years, could not be saved by doctors. Terrible scenes took place Friday night on a street in Sector 6 of Bucharest.
Man, without any safety clothing, aged 44 years riding his bike and had only minutes to get home, where he waited for his wife and two children. Witness: "I was on the balcony; I heard a bang and saw him falling. He crossed a lady with a child, they called an ambulance, took a few seconds a car in reverse."
Witnesses say an explosion at the front tire of the bicycle made man losing his balance and pushing against strong pillar of electricity.
Witness: "He fell down and could not do anything; tire blew and hit his head. He came to SMURD, they resuscitated 40 minutes."
He suffered a serious wound to the head, and doctors could not do anything to save it.
Cristina Incur: "Prior to the fatal impact, the man was not wearing reflective vest or helmet. Furthermore, bike he was driving was not a common one, but one equipped with a special motor." Police will now know under what circumstances the accident occurred.