Car crashes into cyclists near Potchefstroom

2017-06-13 22:23
 Two cyclists were injured when a car crashed into them on the N12 near Potchefstroom. (Supplied: ER24)

Two cyclists were injured when a car crashed into them on the N12 near Potchefstroom. (Supplied: ER24)

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Johannesburg - Two cyclists were injured, one critically, when a car crashed into them on the N12 near Potchefstroom on Tuesday, paramedics said.

Both men were found lying on the side of the road, about 5km outside the town, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.

One of their bicycles was wedged in front of the car. One man sustained numerous injures and needed advanced life support. The other cyclist sustained minor injuries.

They were taken to Potchefstroom Provincial Hospital. The driver of the car was not injured, and local authorities would investigate.

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