Motorcyclist, 42, dies in Lethem accident
A 42-year-old man of Lethem, Region Nine died after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a median on the Barrack Retreat Public Road in Lethem on Monday night.
Dead is Benito Barrington Lochinvar of Lethem. Police Headquarters reported that Lochinvar was reportedly consuming alcohol and was speeding before the accident which occurred at around 23:40hrs.
According to the police, Lochinvar was not wearing a safety helmet and was reportedly “operating the motorcycle in an unsafe manner, swerving side to side on the roadway when he lost control.”
Lochinvar sustained injuries to his head and body but got back up and attempted to drive further when he fell on the road again.
He was subsequently picked up in an unconscious state by medical personnel and escorted to the Lethem Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A post mortem examination conducted on Wednesday by Government Pathologist, Dr. Nehaul Singh revealed that the man died as a result of multiple injuries due to the motorcycle accident.
His body has since been handed over to his relatives for burial.