Nelspruit teen killed after her quad bike overturned

Paramedics say the quad bike was going downhill with two riders when the driver lost control.

Netcare 911 ambulance. Picture: Netcare 911

JOHANNESBURG - A 16-year-old girl has been killed after a quad bike she was riding overturned in Nelspruit.

Paramedics say the quad bike was going downhill with two riders when the driver lost control.

The teenage girl who was the passenger was thrown off the back and landed on a rock.

Netcarte 911's Chris Botha said, “Paramedics found her lying on the ground, they tried to resuscitate her but couldn’t.”