South Africa 27.5.2018 04:22 pm

Biker seriously injured in Helshoogte Pass crash near Stellenbosch

Photo: ER24

Photo: ER24

The man lost control of his bike and crashed on the Helshoogte Pass near Stellenbosch on Sunday morning.

A 29-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured after he lost control of his bike and crashed on the Helshoogte Pass near Stellenbosch on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at about 8.20am to find the biker lying at the bottom of an embankment down the side of the road, ER24 spokeswoman Ineke van Huyssteen said.

Photo: ER24

Fire and rescue services personnel managed to get the man back up to the road. Upon further assessment, paramedics found that the man was in a serious condition. ER24 transported him to Mediclinic Stellenbosch for further medical care, she said.

– African News Agency (ANA)

 

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