While driving his motorbike along the Mount Road, a 19-year-old man crashed into a cement post and subsequently died during the early hours of Friday morning, the Port Elizabeth police reported.
It is alleged that the driver, named John Jeacocks, had lost control of his motorbike and crashed at the Mount Road and Buckingham Road intersection in Mount Croix at around 3:30am on Friday.
The details of the accident are yet unclear. The circumstances are being investigated, police spokesperson Captain Johan Rheeder said.
“At this stage, the accident response unit will be looking into what happened,” he added.
The family was informed of the accident at the time.