Motorcyclist killed in Joburg crash

2012-05-14 14:23

Johannesburg - A motorcyclist was killed when he fell off his motorbike and was struck by a passing car on the N12 highway towards Johannesburg on Monday, paramedics said.

"Eyewitnesses saw the man, in his 40s, falling off his motorbike before being struck by a car, at around 10:00 on Monday," said Vanessa Jackson, the spokesperson for ER24.

She said the car involved in the accident was not on the scene when paramedics arrived.

"The man was found lying in the middle lane, just after the Lenasia off-ramp."

He was declared dead on the scene.

  • Martin - 2012-05-14 14:49

    Driver drove off...?.. Nice dude...hope you sleep well tonight.... And then get what you deserve tomorrow

  • Carol - 2012-05-14 14:57

    What an absolute nightmare!! RIP

  • Joe - 2012-05-14 19:55

    If this is the same accident I was led to believe that he was side swiped or cut off by a vehicle and the culprits fled the scene, he leaves his only 17 year old son an orphan as my sister passed 1 week short of 3 years ago. I trust that all witnesses come forward with information to assist Detective Byron Watson on 0825593883 solve this very sad matter.

  • etienne.jansevanrensburg - 2012-05-16 08:40

    A biker brother passed on from this life and may he ride the high ways of heaven. It was nice to have u with us but we will see u again sooner than we think. RIP. Your Stingray brother and sister.

  • B0ERTJIE - 2012-05-16 12:42

    This was such an unnecessary accident and it brakes my hart to say good buy to a member and an awesome friend !! Giant my brother , ride the highways of heaven and you are surely missed , LH

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