Biker seriously injured in collision, Westdene

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A man, believed to be in his 20s, was left seriously injured this afternoon when he was knocked off his motorcycle at the corners of Kellner and Parfitt Streets in Westdene, in Bloemfontein.

ER24 paramedics were alerted to the incident after witnesses rushed into the hospital and informed them a man was injured.

Paramedics rushed to the scene and found both the motorcycle and vehicle in the middle of the road.

Upon assessment of the man, paramedics found that he had sustained a serious injury to his leg, leaving him in a serious condition.

Paramedics immediately treated the man and thereafter transported him to Mediclinic Bloemfontein for urgent treatment.

The driver of the vehicle was assessed and found to have escaped injury. Local authorities will be investigating this matter.

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