`Racing’ biker dies after crash near Tucville Bridge

The Police say they are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at Aubrey Barker Road, South Ruimveldt, about 1:50 pm today which resulted in the death of Sunil Samaroo, 23 years, of Kaneville, Grove, EBD and the hospitalization of pillion rider Keitze Bazilo, 24 years of 33 Howes Street, Charlestown.

Investigations revealed that Samaroo who was riding an unregistered motorcycle along with the pillion rider, was alleged to have been racing with two other motorcycles, east along the said road when in the vicinity of the Tucville Bridge, he lost control causing them to fall off the cycle onto the road and as a result sustained severe injuries. They were taken to the Woodlands Hospital in an unconscious state; where the rider was pronounced dead on arrival. The pillion rider remains admitted in the ICU, in a critical condition.

Investigations are in progress.


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Public Infrastructure ministry fixing Victoria road after protest

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