The rider of a motorcycle (CBR) and its pillion rider died last night after the cycle collided with a concrete median at Houston, EBD about 21:45hrs.
According to police, neither of the two persons were wearing safety
Investigations have revealed that Stanley Junior King, age 24, of 116 Section ‘M ‘Campbellville was proceeding south along the western carriageway of the road on motorcycle # CG 2195, allegedly at a fast rate with pillion rider Mauava Chase, age 25, a Police Constable stationed at Central Passport Office and of 187 Thomas Street, Kitty; and whilst negotiating a slight turn, the driver reportedly lost control and slammed into the median.
As a result of the impact, they fell onto the eastern carriageway and sustained injuries.
Police ranks who responded promptly, rushed the duo to the GPHC; the rider who was in an unconscious state, was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital, while the policewoman succumbed to her injuries shortly after whilst receiving medical attention.
The bodies are at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting post-Morten tomorrow.