Sparendaam cyclist dies after accident

The Police say they are conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of pedal cyclist Wayne Giddings, 29 years, of Sparendaam, ECD, who was struck down by a motor vehicle along the Goedverwagting Railway Embankment, ECD, at about 0930h. today.

Investigations have revealed that Giddings allegedly rode out from behind a mini-bus and into the path of the oncoming motor vehicle and was struck down, the police say.

Giddings got up and ran away from the scene and the driver made a report to the police at Sparendaam Police Station, police say.

Ranks went to the scene and following investigations made Giddings was found lying on a street in Goedverwagting. He was taken to the GPHC where he was pronounced DOA.

The driver is in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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