A case of culpable homicide will be opened after an accident between a KTM motorbike and white Volkswagen Golf 3 GTS occurred this morning at 07:00 in Van Schalkwyk Street, Universitas.

Police spokesperson, Thandi Mbambo, said that according to bystanders, the motorbike was travelling south and the VW Golf 3 made a turn across the street from west to east.

“The impact of the accident damaged both the vehicle and the bike. The driver of the motorbike is said to be a scholar and was rushed to Rosepark Hospital,” she said.

Mbambo added that it was said he had unfortunately succumbed to his injuries, however, the police still have to visit the hospital to confirm this and get his particulars.

The driver of the vehicle is a 35-year-old male.

Heidre Malgas

heidre@mahareng.co.za