Accident: Teen hit by bakkie

2012-04-11 00:00

A TEENAGE motorcyclist is in a serious condition after he was knocked down by a bakkie at the corner of Victoria Road and Peter Kerchoff Street, paramedics said yesterday.

“The motorcyclist [believed to be 17] was found off the road and in a lot of pain. He was assessed and found that he had suspected neck and back injuries and long bone fractures,” said ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks.

Paramedics performed advanced life support intervention on him before taking him to Medi Clinic in a serious but stable condition.

No injuries were reported from the bakkie. — WR.

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