Young man dies in attempt to flee from police

A 22-year-old young man died in an accident on Sunday night while attempting to flee from the police.

The young man was driving the motorbike when the police attempted to stop him in a drug operation near Flat 133 in Malé’s suburb Hulhumalé at 9:10pm. The young man sped away at high speed and crashed into a car.

He was thrown from the bike and sustained severe injuries. He died while undergoing treatment at the Hulhumalé hospital.

A 24-year-old man was sitting on the back. He broke an arm and a leg and is receiving further treatment at Malé’s Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital.

The driver of the car did not sustain any injuries.

The police declined to comment on whether any drugs were found on the suspects.



Victim of motorcycle accident in Addu City dies

A 33-year-old man died Tuesday night (November 11) in Addu City while undergoing treatment for injuries sustained in an accident on the Hithadhoo main road, reports local media.

Three men were injured when two speeding motorcycles collided on the main road around 7:30pm.

The deceased was undergoing treatment at the Hithadhoo regional hospital when he passed away.

In September, two men died after their motorcycle collided with a pickup on the link road of Addu City.


21 year-old killed in Addu City motorcycle accident

A 21 year-old was killed in a motorcycle accident in the link road of Addu City after midnight on Wednesday night.

According to islanders of Hithadhoo, Hussein Adham of Bluege in the island, collided with another motorbike as he turned in a bend off the link road. The victim sustained serious head injuries after his helmet was smashed.

A girl riding with Adham as well as the two men on the other motorbike was also severely injured.


Man dies in serious accident

A man who was involved in a serious road accident on the Addoo link road yesterday morning has died from his injuries.

The 43 year old man was driving a car which was involved in a head on collision with a motorcycle heading in the opposite direction. He died while being treated in the Hithadhoo hospital.

The two motorcyclists, aged 19 and 21, were flung into the ocean. They are now being treated for their injuries.


Accident victim dies of head injuries

One of the four victims in last week’s motorcycle accident at Gaafu Alifu Gemanafushi has died from his injuries.

Ali Ahthar was moved to IGMH last Friday after suffering a brain haemorrage when two motorcycles collided. IGMH said the 18-year old could not be flown overseas for further medical attention because his condition too unstable.