Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Two motorcyclists die on separate bikes in the same incident

File photo

File photo

The carnage on the nation's roadways continued on Sunday night when two motorcyclists died in a motor vehicle crash along the Deeside main road in Trelawny.

The deceased men have been identified as 24-year-old labourer, Romone Spence of Congo Town in Wakefield, and 17-year-old Sanjay Richards of Deeside district, both in Trelawny.

Reports are that about 9:30 p.m., Spence and Richards were riding their motorcycles towards Wakefield.

At a section of the Deeside main road, a Toyota motor truck, which was being driven in the opposite direction, reportedly drifted into the path of both riders.

Spence, who was traveling in front on a Zamco motorcycle, crashed head-on into the truck.

Richards, who was traveling behind on a YengYeng bike, then collided into the motorcycle that was being driven by Spence.

Both riders sustained multiple injuries and were rushed to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

The Trelawny police are conducting further investigations into the incident.

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