Motorbike riders comes off worse against trailer
A MOTORBIKE rider from Cairns fell off while attempting to overtake a vehicle along the Captain Cook Highway near the Reynolds Road intersection at Oak Beach on March 13. The man was overtaking a vehicle as another vehicle with a box trailer was travelling towards him. The man tried to get back into his lane and hit the white line which caused his tyre to slip and he fell. The motorbike tumbled into the other lane and clipped the box trailer. The rider suffered injuries to his left elbow and grazes to his right shoulder.