Car speeds off after killing cyclist
Johannesburg - A cyclist was killed when a car knocked him down on the Heidelberg road in Elspark on the East Rand on Friday evening, paramedics said.
"The vehicle fled the scene," said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffery Wicks.
He said the man was riding at the roadside when a passing vehicle struck him.
He was thrown from the bicycle and into the carriageway, he sustained critical injuries and died on the scene.