Island suffers 15th road fatality of 2017

A fatal motorcycle crash in Warwick yesterday evening marked the islandís fifteenth road fatality of the year.

The single-vehicle crash happened at the junction of South Road and Warwick Lane at around 6pm.

A police spokesman said that the male driver was taken to hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead. Further information was not provided by police as of press time.

The accident is the third road death this month. Mendell Outerbridge, 34, of Warwick, died after colliding with a truck on Middle Road in Sandys shortly before 10pm on November 9.

Police said he was being pursued by officers after he failed to stop at a speed checkpoint.

Ionel Bejan, 39, was killed when his bike struck a shipping container on Church Street at around 3.45am on November 5.