Police arrest cyclist who fled from fatal accident site

A food cart being moved in Malé city | Photo: Twitter user/ Dhahau Naseem

Malé, Maldives – Maldives Police have arrested the driver of the motorcycle who fled from the scene of the fatal accident on May 26.

The 26 year old Maldivian male was arrested by Maldives Police with a court warrant at 17:00.

On May 26, a motorcycle crashed into a food cart stationed at Huvafenee Goalhi in Malé and killed a 22 year old Maldivian man. The youth was in the passenger seat of the motorcycle.

The driver fled the scene leaving the passenger on the road. The accident victim died after a part of the foodcart was impaled on his neck causing a fatal injury.