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13-year-old seriously injured in Unitaspark motorcycle accident

VEREENIGING - Paramedics say a 13-year-old boy was left seriously injured yesterday when a bakkie and motorbike collided at the Danie Craven and Bennie Osler road intersection in Unitaspark, Vereeniging. ER24 says their paramedics arrived on the scene at 15:35 to find both the bakkie and motorbike in the middle of the road. The 13-year-old biker was found lying next to his motorcycle. Two security members had stopped and immediately initiated first aid treatment. Medics assessed the boy and found 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. PHOTO: (ER24)


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