Biker airlifted to hospital

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A motorcyclist was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition on Thursday morning after he was side-swiped by a truck in Welbekend, Pretoria, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesman Jeffrey Wicks said the motorcyclist had joined the R25 from a side road when the truck hit him.

“He is in a critical condition after he sustained severe lower-limb trauma.”

Wicks said the man would be taken to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital. – Sapa

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