PHILIPSBURG:--- A motorcycle rider lost his life on Sunday afternoon after a freak accident on the Airport Boulevard.
Police Spokesman Joe Josepha said that the rider was riding along the Airport Boulevard with a group of other riders. He said that based on the information he received the rider lost control of his motorcycle and hit a white SUV then the side rails. The badly injured man was transported to the St. Maarten Medical Center where he succumbed. The police department is busy investigating the causes of the accident.
Young man dies in a motorcycle accident
A fatal accident involving a motorcycle and a car on the airport road on Sunday, September 13th, 2020, claimed the life on the young man with initials R.J.
According to the information received, it appeared that the motorcyclist who was riding together with a large group on the Airport road, for an inexplicable reasons, lost control of his motorcycle. The victim and the motorcycle slid a few meters and slammed head-on into a white SUV coming from the opposite direction. After the collision with the white SUV, the driver and motorcycle hit the crash barrier along the side of the road.
As a result of the collision R.J who suffered serious injuries was treated at the scene by the personnel of the Ambulance Department and rushed to the SMMC.
Later in the evening, the police were notified by the personnel of the Sint Maarten Medical Center that the victim had succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the white SUV suffered only minor injuries.
The Sint Maarten Police Force would like to express its condolence to the family of the deceased.
KPSM Press Release.