Young Bloem biker fighting for his life after red robot crash

Young Bloem biker fighting for his life after red robot crash

A 22-year-old biker is fighting for his life in hospital after a bakkie crashed into him while he waiting at a traffic light in Bloemfontein.

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In the footage recorded of the incident, a white bakkie rams into Jason Pieterse, sending him flying off camera. Pieterse miraculously survived the crash and is fighting for his life in ICU at Pelonomi hospital.

According to TimesLIVE, the family became frantic when he did not arrive home.

Pieterse's father said they started phoning people close to Jason to ask about his whereabouts.

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The police then suggested he contact their nearest hospital.

"When he phoned Pelonomi hospital they told us that my child has been lying there since 2:08am on Saturday."

Jason has since regained consciousness but has fractures and bleeding in the brain.

The father said the man who drove into his son brought his bike to their house the very next day.

"I personally met the guy, but he was very deceitful and told me that my son drove into him. I actually believed him and thanked him for being honest."

He only saw the video of the incident on Monday morning.

"You have no idea how I am feeling. When you are a father and someone does that to your child ..."

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The police have confirmed that a reckless and negligent driving case had been opened.

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