ER24 Paramedics attended this accident scene.
ER24 is an Emergency Medical Service providing efficient, effective emergency response and pre-hospital care.
A 50-year-old motorbike rider sustained serious injuries when his motorbike and side car overturned on the R56 near Richmond in Pietermaritzburg.
Shortly before 9am paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene where they found the motorbike several meters into an open sugarcane field next to the road. The rider was found a few meters away from his bike.
It is understood that a group of bikers were travelling from Pinetown in Durban on the R56 when the incident occurred.
Paramedics treated the rider for multiple injuries before he was rushed to Mediclinic Southern Africa Pietermaritzburg for further care.
The cause of the incident is not yet known.