Rider Down near Rust Ter Vaal, GP

A man, believed to be in his 40s, was killed last night 13 May 2018, following a head-on collision between a motorbike and bakkie on the R82 outside of Rust Ter Vaal.

ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 23h00 to find the motorbike on the side of the road. A bakkie was found a short distance away in the road.

Paramedics assessed the body of a biker and found that he had sustained numerous injuries and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.

The occupants from the bakkie, a man and two children, were assessed and found to have escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene to investigate further.

Source: ER24