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30 Apr 2015
7:59 am

Motorcyclist killed in Johannesburg accident


One person died when a motorbike collided with a bakkie in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg.

”According to bystanders on the scene the motorbike caught alight during the crash, which resulted in the bakkie also catching fire. The rider of the bike was found a few meters away from the bike with extensive burn wounds and multiple injuries. It is understood that bystanders extinguished the flames on the injured rider as well as the bike and the bakkie,” said ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak.

The accident happened at the Pomona and Sims Roads intersection on Wednesday night.

The motorcyclist died on arrival in hospital. The driver of the bakkie, who was alone in the vehicle, was not injured, said Vermaak