Dutch motorcyclist dies in Tyrol

A Dutch biker died after falling down a 30-metre roadside embankment.The man was already dead when an ambulance reached the accident scene at a main road near Reutte in Tyrol yesterday (Thurs). Officials said today the 51-year-old may have missed that the road was taking a bend to the left after a tunnel. They did not rule out he was going too fast.The Austrian Traffic Club (VCÖ) announced last week that bikers were facing a 19 times higher risk of dying in accidents than car drivers. Fourteen motorcyclists have lost their lives on Austrian roads in the first five months of this year.