Woman gives urgent warning after her neck has been cut by a hanging piece of fishing line – amid fears that cross cyclists could be beheaded
- Deadly mantrap grabs the woman by the throat while she was walked on Sunday
- Fishing wire strung at neck height to attack dirt bikers, motorcyclists
- Residents report deadly traps in Morphetts Vale, Christies Beach, different streets
- Only a matter of time before a dirt biker is beheaded, residents fear
A woman was injured after deliberately walking in a tense fishing line at neck level in South Australia and residents fear that a dirt biker can be beheaded.
Several residents have reported that mantraps have been stuck between head-level trees around the Morphett's Vale and Christie's Beach.
The lines are believed to cause serious injury to teenage bikers and motorcyclists who enjoy riding on the bush tracks and the surrounding streets.
A woman was caught in the neck by a mantra: a fishing wire strung between two trees along a footpath. Invisible and potentially deadly for dirt bikers or cyclists
The woman shared a photo of her injured neck on a community Facebook page on Sunday with a warning for residents about fishing line between trees on footpaths.
& # 39; This morning I ran into two between Paul Court and Flaxmill Rd near the baseball oval. The police were called to remove because there was a lot. All at neck height, & she wrote.
She was walking down a path near a baseball field when she was hurt by walking into the unseen line.
The post immediately went viral with hundreds of shares and comments.
& # 39; Oh my god, young people on bicycles can be beheaded … that was the plan for this psychotic act, & # 39; wrote a woman.
Worryingly, a number of residents have reported similar falls in their streets in recent days.
Dirt riders like this in Wilfred Taylor Reserve, Morphett Vale, are supposed to be the target of the fishing line that is stretched around the area at neck level
Responses on Facebook confirmed that motorcyclists and motorcyclists are the target of the dangerous fishing line attacks
Kerryanne Tavener reported that her daughter had stumbled over the same fishing line two weeks earlier at her place on Cecilia Rd, Christie Downs.
& # 39; This happened a while back in our street & # 39 ;, Glenis T-Woods wrote.
& # 39; I caught them just starting the line-up! & # 39;
Another resident, Regan Chandler, said he had found the fishing line on Sunday morning.
The post immediately went viral and many condemned the dangerous act
A disturbing number of residents confirmed that they had also recently found fishing line traps
& # 39; There was also fishing line this morning through the bushy garden of units on Guy St, also at neck level. & # 39;
Residents have reported catching fish traps in Christie Downs, Hackham and Aldinga Beach.
South Australia police said they had been called to the incident at Paul Court and Flaxmill Rd and removed the fishing line on Sunday morning at 11:00 from a walking trail and the driveway of a house.
& # 39; It is worrying and dangerous behavior that can cause serious injury to a cyclist or pedestrian & # 39 ;, a police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia via email.
Thrilling fishing lines or wires strung between trees can kill a motorcyclist or motorcyclist who hits the unseen line in speed with his neck.
The deadly danger of hidden wires was immortalized in the 1974 Australian film Stone, in which wire was threaded over a road that beheaded a motorcyclist.
Young teenagers on dirt bikes are most at risk for the malicious mantraps
It is believed that the wire was intended to deter motorcyclists.
& # 39; I cannot approve this at all & # 39 ;, one resident wrote.
& # 39; But people in the Morphett Vale area are tired of people driving unregistered motorcycles around the parks at all hours of the morning and treating people with disdain when they are approached. The police do nothing about it when she is called. & # 39;
& # 39; The community needs to take a stronger stand on this before someone is killed (by the wires and or the riders). & # 39;
Residents in the Morphett & # 39; s Vale area joined together in 2017 against teenage cross bikers, Adelaide Now reported at the time.
The residents then held a city meeting against the motorcyclists sneaking around & # 39; tore through the local streets, reserves and rode on footpaths, and calls were made to build a special unpaved cycle route.
SA The police have been informed of the attacks that they have condemned as dangerous
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