[TZANEEN] Motorbike rider seriously injured after falling from height
A motorbike rider sustained serious injuries after falling about 30m down a mountain in the area of Tzaneen this afternoon.
ER24, as well as the police search and rescue team and the Metro rescue team, were called to the scene by members of the Off Road Rescue group.
It is believed that the man and his friend were riding motorbikes in the mountain when he fell from a height.
After some time ER24 paramedics got to the man and found him to have sustained serious injuries. When they finally got him to level ground, he was airlifted by a South African Airforce helicopter to Mediclinic Tzaneen for further medical care.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known to our paramedics.