Ingo Hepner in serious condition after a training accident Saturday at Dessau Germany

“On the Elbe at Dessau Kornhaus there has been a heavy motorboat accident on Saturday morning: In a training run of the Berlin Ingo Hepner to 10:50 was suddenly thrown at Tempo 160 with his boat several meters upwards”

Ingo Hepner seen in the photo above on the right leaning on the boat

English translation

On the Elbe at Dessau Kornhaus there has been a heavy motorboat accident on Saturday morning: In a training run of the Berlin Ingo Hepner to 10:50 was suddenly thrown at Tempo 160 with his boat several meters upwards. The 44-year-old flew out of the boat and landed on the water. Powerboat colleagues who followed the training run at Leopoldshafen from land, Hepner rescued seriously injured out of the water. According to the Water Police, the driver is in intensive care in the Dessau Clinic and is unresponsive. The training was stopped after the accident. Hepner, the man with the number 14 in the 250cc class, is an experienced driver who tested a new set-up in Dessau. Powerboat colleagues spoke of a gust of wind as a cause, the water police did not rule out floating debris. “At the boot but no traces were visible,” said Uwe Becker of the river police Dessau. Helmet and protective vest casualties were seized. (Mz)

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