Motorcyclist dies in East Rand accident

2012-01-02 10:00
Johannesburg - A motorcyclist died when he fell from his bike on 7th Avenue in Northmead, Benoni, paramedics said on Monday.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said the rider lost control of the motorcycle on Sunday afternoon while negotiating a bend.

"The rider struck the roadside barrier and was thrown from the seat. Paramedics arrived to find the man lying approximately 15m from his motorcycle."

Wicks said the man sustained significant head trauma and died as a result of his injuries.

He was declared dead at the scene.

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