South Africa 27.4.2015 09:59 am

Man injured in Gauteng motorcycle crash

ER24 paramedics responding to a call-out. Photo: ER24

ER24 paramedics responding to a call-out. Photo: ER24

A man was in a serious condition after falling off his motorcycle in Vanderbijlpark, south of Gauteng.

“A 37-year-old man is in a serious condition after he fell off his motorcycle on the R57 near Flora Gardens in Vanderbijlpark,”said ER24.

On arrival, ER24 reported finding the injured man lying in the nearby veld with his wrecked motorcycle roughly 25 metres away, in pieces.

“On assessment of the patient, paramedics found that he had sustained a number of fractures to his legs, arms and pelvis,” said ER24.

Paramedics treated the man with life support and he was then transported to the Sebokeng Hospital for urgent medical treatment.

“The cause of the incident is not yet known but local authorities were on scene for further investigations,” said ER24.

 

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