Mo­tor­cy­clist crit­i­cal af­ter crash

The Star Early Edition - - NEWS -

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.

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