Cyclist killed in Centurion

Motorcyclist killed during an accident in Centurion.
Photo: Emer-G-Med
Motorcyclist killed during an accident in Centurion. Photo: Emer-G-Med

Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a bus on the corner of Jakaranda Street and Hendrik Verwoerd Drive in Hennospark, Centurion on Wednesday evening.

“The 19-year-old motorcyclist died instantly and remained trapped underneath the bus,” captain Augustinah Selepe said.

No arrests have been made yet but the investigation continues, Selepe said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said the motorcyclist collided with a bus.

“When paramedics and other services arrived on scene, the man had already died,” Mathe added

He was declared dead on the scene.

Emer-G-Med said its paramedics found the motorbike underneath the bus, and the motorcyclist a distance away.

Emer-G-Med spokesperson Braam Kruger said the biker was fatally injured and declared dead on the scene.

“Local authorities were on the scene investigating,” said Kruger.

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