Cyclist crashes on a motorcycle and kills himself

  • September 10, 2021

A motorcyclist has killed himself after he crashed his motorcycle while on the road, police said.

The motorcyclists friend, who was travelling alone, suffered a severe head injury and was rushed to hospital.

A statement from the local coroner’s office said the man, who had just returned home from the hospital, had been on the motorcycle when it suddenly veered into the path of another vehicle.

“The victim was riding his motorcycle and the vehicle was travelling at a high rate of speed,” the statement read.

“He lost control of the motorcycle and hit the side of a parked vehicle in the opposite direction.”

It added the motorcycle rider was unhurt.

“At the time of the collision, the victim had been riding a motorcycle for several years and was familiar with the road conditions and was wearing a helmet,” the coroner’s statement said.

“Police have been informed and enquiries are ongoing.”

The motorbike was towed to a nearby petrol station where the victim’s body was discovered.

“A post mortem examination will be carried out to establish the cause of death,” the local police said in a statement.

“No further details have been released at this time.”

The coroner’s investigation will take place at the coronavirus coronaviruses research centre.