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[VAN REENEN] Biker killed during a memorial ride

A 53-year-old man has lost his life after his motorbike collided with a truck on the way up Van Reenen’s Pass this afternoon. It is believed that the man was taking part in a memorial ride for a fallen biker with his motorcycle club when the incident took place.

ER24 paramedics were on-scene at 16:20 this afternoon. The Road Traffic Inspectorate, The N3TC road patrol as well as the Van Reenen Police were already on the scene. The bike as well as the man were found lying in the Joburg-bound fast lane of the N3. The man had suffered multiple fatal injuries and showed no signs of life. He was declared dead on arrival.

Many of the motorcycle club’s riders were still on-scene at the time of the declaration and as mentioned, all local authorities were in attendance for investigation.