14 Jun 2017, Potchefstroom: Two men were injured this afternoon, one critically, when they were knocked off their bicycles on the N12, approximately 5km outside of Potchefstroom.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the two men lying on the side of the road. The light motor vehicle was found in the left-hand lane of the road, one of bicycles wedge in the front of the vehicle.
Paramedics assessed the two men and found that one had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition. The second man had sustained only minor injuries.
Paramedics treated the patients and provided the critically injured man with advanced life support interventions.
Once treated, the patients were transported to Potchefstroom Provincial Hospital for urgent treatment.
The driver of the light motor vehicle fortunately escaped injury. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.