A man, believed to be in his 30s, was left critically injured on Monday night when he was knocked off his bicycle by a light motor vehicle on the Ikageng Road in Potchefstroom.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the man lying in the middle of the road next to his bicycle.
The light motor vehicle that hit the man was found parked on the side of the road a short distance away.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained injuries to his head, chest and legs, leaving him in a critical condition.
The man was treated for his injuries and was provided with several advanced life support interventions.
Once treated, the man was transported to Potchefstroom Provincial Hospital for urgent treatment.
The exact cause of the collision is not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.