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Sad news-Cyclist killed after being hit

JOHANNESBURG - In what has been depicted as an episode that stunned even crisis laborers, a cyclist has been killed in the wake of being struck and hauled for 500 meters by a speeding taxi. 

A man was crushed by the taxi then dragged for over half a kilometre before the taxi was stopped by members of the public.

Netcare 911 crisis laborers took care of the occurrence on Sunday morning on Bowling Avenue close to Kelvin Drive in Gallo Manor, Johannesburg. 


As per reports, the perished man (50) was hit along with an individual cyclist. The man was squashed by the taxi then, at that point, hauled for over a large portion of a kilometer before the taxi was halted by individuals from the general population. 


Doctors surveyed the scene and tracked down that the man was as yet caught under the taxi and required the Fire and Rescue administrations to utilize water-powered apparatuses to free him. 


The subsequent cyclist was treated on scene and once balanced out was hurried to the clinic by emergency vehicle for additional consideration. 


The driver of the taxi was not harmed. 


Download the Eyewitness News application to your iOS or Android gadget.NETCARE 911 on Twitter: "GP: Cyclist dead after being dragged over half a Km under taxi, Bowling Ave @_ArriveAlive @SABCNews @TheCitizen_News @SowetanLIVE @news365coza @City_Press @SundayTimesZA @TheStar_news @IOL @News24 @Netwerk24 @maroelamedia @ewnreporter @JacaNews @RekordNewspaper @eNCA @FatalMoves https://t.co/CBtNfh18DN" / Twitter

Cyclist killed after being hit, dragged under speeding taxi for 500m (msn.com)

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