A motorcyclist escaped with minor injuries after the back tyre of his bike burst, and it crashed before catching alight on the N1 in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Netcare 911.
A motorcyclist escaped with minor injuries after the back tyre of his bike burst, and it crashed before catching alight on the N1 in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Netcare 911.
Photo: Netcare 911.
Photo: Netcare 911.
Photo: Netcare 911.
Photo: Netcare 911.

PRETORIA - A motorcyclist escaped with minor injuries after the back tyre of his bike burst, and it crashed before catching alight on the N1 in Pretoria on Saturday, paramedics said. 

Netcare 911 paramedics responded soon after 5pm on Saturday afternoon to reports of a crash on the N1 between Lynnwood and the N4 interchange in Pretoria, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said.

It appeared that a man riding a motorcycle sustained only minor injuries when the back tyre of his motorcycle burst, resulting in a the bike crashing and bursting into flame. The man was assessed on the scene, but declined ambulance transportation to hospital, Herbst said.

African News Agency (ANA)