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Motorbike Rider Dies after Collision on Watercourse Road Yesterday, 4 August

Motorbike Rider Dies after Collision on Watercourse Road Yesterday, 4 August

5th August, 2019 Police Headlines

UPDATE:

Police can now identify the man who passed away in the vehicle collision that occurred on Sunday 4 August to be, 57-Year-Old Virgil Bush of West Bay.

 

The RCIPS offers its condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

 

Investigators are appealing to anyone who was in the area on the day of the incident and may have seen what took place to come forward and speak to the police.

 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222 or the Traffic Department at 649-6254. Tips can also be submitted anonymously directly to police on this website  or externally through Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 or online.

 

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Just after 6pm yesterday, Sunday, 4 August, police and other emergency services were dispatched by 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision in West Bay involving a dirt bike.


The rider lost control of the dirt bike when traveling northeast on Watercourse Road in the vicinity of Ruby Lane.  He fell into the opposite lane and was struck by an oncoming vehicle.


The rider was responsive at the scene, and was transported to the hospital for treatment.  Just before 2AM this morning, 5 August, he succumbed to his injuries. 


The roadway has been closed between Hillandale drive and Alexandria Close for the duration of this morning while Traffic and Roads Policing Unit conducts investigations. 

ENDS