Biker Dies in Durban M4 Crash With Truck and Car, SA Saddened: “Motorbikes Are So Dangerous”

Biker Dies in Durban M4 Crash With Truck and Car, SA Saddened: “Motorbikes Are So Dangerous”

  • A motorist lost his life after he was involved in a horrific crash with a truck in Durban in Kwazulu-Natal
  • It is unknown what caused the accident, but it happened on the Victoria Embankment offramp
  • Some South Africans were saddened by the accident and prayed that the victim's soul rest in peace

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Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, covered accidents, outbreaks, nature and natural disaster-related incidents at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for seven years.

An accident on the M4 in Durban killed a biker
A biker died in an accident in Durban. Image: AFP via Getty Images
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DURBAN – A biker lost his life after getting involved in an accident in Durban on 25 June.

Accident claims biker's life

According to ALS Paramedics Medical Services, the incident happened just after 7 AM on the M4 Southern Freeway. The accident took place between a biker, a car and a truck, and the horrific incident blocked the freeway's traffic flow. The paramedics found the biker with severe injuries. He did not make it as he was declared dead on the scene. What caused the accident is unknown at this point.

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Accident saddens South Africans

Netizens on Facebook were heartbroken by the man who died in the accident.

Pat Sunkel said:

"This is a shocking part of the freeway as vehicles travel in the fast lane and suddenly realise they need to take that offramp. It's so dangerous, and we've been in near accidents due to this stupidity. Condolences to the family of the deceased."

Hayley Lindeman said:

"Whenever I hear a bike is involved in an accident I always pray the person made it because they are so convenient to own and cheap to fun but so dangerous."

Cindy Roberts said:

"So very sorry. Sad to say motorbikes are so dangerous"

Talitha Jade Mayhew said:

"Lord, protect your people! Surround the family of the lost loved one in your love and peace."

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Tebogo Mokwena (Current Affairs editor) Tebogo Mokwena is a Current Affairs Editor at Briefly News. He has a Diploma in Journalism from ALISON. He joined Daily Sun, where he worked for 4 years covering politics, crime, entertainment, current affairs, policy, governance and art. He was also a sub-editor and journalist for Capricorn Post before joining Vutivi Business News in 2020, where he covered small business news policy and governance, analysis and profiles. He joined Briefly News in 2023. Tebogo passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative Email: