Incidents April 7, 2021
[POLOKWANE] – Cyclist struck and killed by bakkie.
A man, believed to be in his 40s, was killed this morning when he was struck by a bakkie on the R81, approximately 30km outside of Polokwane.
At 06h25, ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find another service already in attendance. A bakkie was found parked on the side of the road while the cyclist was found lying in the middle of the road.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous fatal injuries. Nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead by another service.
The driver of the bakkie escaped injury.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.