Motorcyclist in fatal accident arrested

| 08/08/2008

(CNS): Police said today, 8 August, that they have arrested a 31-year-old man who was riding the motorbike which crashed on Sunday evening, 3 August, killing the pillion passenger, 31-year-old Tabia Henriques-Bodden. The man who remains in hospital was arrested on suspicion of various offences including causing death by dangerous driving, driving whilst intoxicated, consuming a controlled substance.

Police said the man is due to be flown off-island for treatment shortly for the injuries he received after the fatal crash, in which he was driving the Kawasaki motorcycle that crashed into a wall on South Church Street, South Sound at around 11:00 pm.

Police officers from the Traffic Management Unit said they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and anyone who witnessed what happened or saw the motorbike prior to the crash is asked to contact officers on 946-6254 or Senior Investigating Officer, Sergeant Ivan Wedderburn on 916- 3871 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    what a shame