Biker dies after hitting a pole

2011-07-02 13:02

A motorcyclist died when he hit a lamp post today in Universitas, Bloemfontein, Netcare 911 said.

Spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said the man hit the lamp post when he lost control of his motorcycle as it veered off the road. He was thrown off on impact and was found in the middle of the road.

“As paramedics initiated care, his condition deteriorated drastically, prompting medics to start CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation],” said Wicks.

He died shortly after arriving at hospital.

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