Two men were injured after a motorcycle knocked over a pedestrian on William Nicol Drive in Hyde Park, Johannesburg this morning.
Netcare 911 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the road covered with debris from the motorcycle. The motorcyclist was found lying on the roadway several meters from his motorcycle. The pedestrian was found lying in the middle of the roadway.
Upon assessment of the two men, they found the motorcyclist in a critical condition and the pedestrian in a serious condition.
Both men were treated on scene and transported to hospital under the care of an Advanced Life Support Paramedic.
Exact detail surrounding the cause of the accident and preceding events will remain the subject of a police investigation.
Traffic was severely affected as two of the three lanes were closed down while paramedics treated the patients and recovery of the motorcycle was completed.