Motorcyclist critical after crash
A BIKER was critically injured when he crashed into the side of an SUV on the R563 near Hekpoort, west of Joburg, yesterday. ER24 paramedics found the SUV and motorbike in the middle of the road, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. The biker, 51, was lying in front of the SUV. Paramedics assessed him and found that he was critical and put him on advanced life support before he was airlifted by helicopter to a private hospital in Joburg. The driver of the SUV was unharmed. It is believed that the SUV turned in front of the motorcycle. The biker was unable to swerve in time, Meiring said.