- Other rider fled the scene
An 18-year-old resident of One Mile Wismar, Linden, is now dead after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into another Sunday morning. Police say the accident occurred about 07:45hrs on One Mile Public Road, Wismar, Linden. Taylor was riding motorcycle # CL 731 and he crashed into motorcycle #CF 6477 owned and driven by 22-year-old David Narine of lot 7 Half Mile Wismar Linden.
Reports allege that motorcycle # CL 731 was speeding north along the western side of One Mile Public Road while motorcycle # CF 6477 was proceeding east out of Pinette Street heading to One Mile Public Road. It is alleged that #CF 6477 failed to stop at the junction and rode into the path of CL 731 which collided into the front portion of #CF 6477.
The impact caused the driver of motorcycle #CL 731 Odel Taylor – who was not wearing any helmet at the time – to fall on the road surface and his head collided to a concrete culvert where he received injuries. He was picked up by public-spirited citizens and taken to the Linden Hospital Complex where he was seen and examined by a doctor on duty who pronounced him dead on arrival.
The driver of motorcycle #CF 6477 David Narine – who is known to the police – fled the scene and is not yet arrested.
Investigation in progress.