Motorbike race leave four injured

2016-04-23 20:50

Johannesburg - A 17 year-old motorbike rider was seriously injured after he took part in an off road event near Fochville, on Saturday, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said he sustained multiple injuries and a possible head injury.

“The ER24 Medical Helicopter was called to the scene to assist and airlift him to Mediclinic in Sandton for further treatment,”Vermaak said.

It is not clear how the incident happened. 

Vermaak said three others patients who participated in the race also suffered moderate injuries.

They were transported to the Fountains Hospital. 

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