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Paula-Ann Smit
1 minute read
3 Mar 2019
1:36 pm

Driver collides with biker and bakkie in Kempton Park, flees scene

Paula-Ann Smit

The biker suffered severe trauma to her leg, while the elderly couple had fractured limbs.

An elderly couple was traveling in this bakkie when a driver in a Mercedes collided with them head-on. Photograph: SecPros Security

A female biker and an elderly couple travelling from a 90th birthday party suffered serious injuries on Saturday afternoon after a speeding driver on High Road towards Pomona collided with both parties.

According to Gerald Groenewald from SecPros Security, a driver in a white Mercedes first collided with a woman on her motorbike at around 3pm.

“The driver sped away and then collided head-on with the elderly couple, driving a bakkie, about 200 metres down the road,” Groenewald told Kempton Express. “The couple’s vehicle was impacted so hard that it overturned.”

The driver of this Mercedes collided with two parties, then fled the scene. Photograph: SecPros Security

The couple suffered fractured limbs.

Groenewald said the biker had severe trauma to her leg, with multiple fractures to her entire leg and foot. “At one stage, medical services called an air ambulance for support, but they couldn’t wait any longer so she was transported to hospital.”

A passenger in the white Mercedes was treated for head injuries and taken to hospital, but the driver had fled the scene.

According to Groenewald, the driver was still at large on Sunday morning.

The accident scene on High Road. Photograph: SecPros Security

The accident scene on High Road. Photograph: SecPros Security

Republished from Kempton Express

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