The scene of the accident early this afternoon. Photos by Rodney Moncur.
By Rodney Moncur
Nassau, Bahamas — Another man has not lived to see 2010. Police are reporting there has been another traffic fatality in the capital. Sources tell us this afternoon a motorcyclist succumbed to injuries as he lost control of his bike and crashed to his death.
Twenty year-old, Delroy Rolle, of Market Street south, was killed instantly this afternoon on Palm Tree Avenue when he crashed while popping his trail motorbike, into the rear of a Mac truck which was travelling east along Palm Tree Avenue.
Rolle lifeless body was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics. According to eye witnesses, Rolle had been popping his bike and looked back to hail some friends when he crashed into the Mac truck, which was following a vehicle which came to a stop at the red light.
Eye witnesses said, Rolle was not wearing any helmet. He is the nation’s 56 traffic fatality for the year.
Funeral directors cart away the body of Delroy Rolle.