South Africa: Bakkie and Motorbike Collide Leaving One Seriously Injured

Unitaspark — A 13-year-old boy was left seriously injured this afternoon when a bakkie and motorbike collided at the Danie Craven and Bennie Osler road intersection in Unitaspark.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 15h35 to find both the bakkie and motorbike in the middle of the road. The 13-year-old biker was found lying next to his motorbike. Two security members had stopped and immediately initiated first aid treatment.

Medics assessed the boy and found that he had sustained serious injuries to his one leg as well as his chest, leaving him in a serious condition.

The patient was treated and provided with pain-relief medication before he was transported to Mediclinic Vereeniging for further care.

The two men and a woman that had been in the bakkie at the time of the collision fortunately escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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