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5 Jun 2019
11:04 pm

Teenage cyclist seriously injured in collision with a car


A 14-year-old boy was seriously injured after he was knocked off his mountain bike in a collision with a light motor vehicle on D'Almeida Avenue, Edgemead, Cape Town on Wednesday afternoon.

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“ER24 paramedics arrived to find the South African Police Services and members of the community tending to the teenager. The exact details aren’t clear, but it is suspected that a light motor vehicle collided with him from behind,” ER24 said in a statement.

He sustained multiple injuries and was treated and stabilised at the scene before being taken to a nearby private hospital further care, ER24 said.

“The Fire Department, SAPS and other services were on the scene for further investigations.”

– African News Agency (ANA)

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