[CENTURION] – Biker and pedestrian killed in collision.
Two men were killed this morning when a motorbike and pedestrian collided on the Old Johannesburg Road over the N1 Highway in Centurion.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene at 06h42.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics found the body of the pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 30s, lying in the middle of the road.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained significant fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for the man and he was declared dead.
The body of the biker, a man also believed to be in his late 30s, was found lying in the middle of the road some distance away from his motorbike.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that his vital signs were rapidly diminishing.
CPR and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated in an effort to stabilise his vital signs. Unfortunately, after 40 minutes, no vital signs returned and the man was declared dead.
The road was closed by paramedics which is causing heavy traffic delays.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.