A man, believed to be in his 40s, was left critically injured following a collision between a motorbike and bakkie, towing a trailer, on the De Villebios Mareuil Drive in Moreleta Park.

ER24 paramedics, along with another private service, were dispatched to the scene at 07h47.

Upon arrival, paramedics found a motorbike lying next to the bakkie and trailer, parked in the right-hand lane. The biker was found lying next to the trailer.

It is understood that the biker was initially found lying underneath the trailer. The biker was allegedly pulled from beneath the trailer by members of the community.

Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained numerous injuries, leaving him in a critical condition.

Treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to stabilise the patient’s vital signs. Once treated, the man was transported by another service to a nearby private hospital for urgent treatment.

The driver of the bakkie fortunately escaped injury.

Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.

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