Biker killed in truck crash

2013-01-10 15:47

Johannesburg - A biker died after he collided into a truck in Randfontein, Johannesburg on Thursday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said the crash happened around 10:00.

"Paramedics arrived at the scene and found the biker on the ground. After they examined him they found that he tragically died on impact, due to the extensive injuries that he sustained," he said.

"The driver of the truck escaped from the accident uninjured."

Botha said the police would investigate the cause of the accident.

  • hein.huyser - 2013-01-10 17:21

    Not to absolve bikers (one myself), but what is the bet that this truck driver either made an illegal stop to pick up or drop a passenger without indicators or hazzards? I encountered a lot of trucks in Dec on the roads, and very few had all their lights etc working It is clear from experience now that the bus/truck owners and drivers don't give a hoot about anyone else sharing the roads with them, znd the Metros are only intetested in getting his taxis from point A to B and back asap to care. Seems that our roads have become a free for all

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