Cyclist killed in road rage incident

2012-04-18 07:33

A cyclist was killed when he was hit by a car on the Old Vereeniging Road in Alrode, Alberton in the East Rand, this morning, paramedics said.

“The incident is purported to be linked to road rage,” said Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks.

A minibus taxi allegedly forced a car off the road after an altercation.

“The car then struck the cyclist who was flung from his bicycle,” he said.

Paramedics found the cyclist in a critical condition, and he later died on the scene.

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