The black series continues on our roads. A new fatal accident occurred on the Royal Road in Baie du Tombeau on the morning of Saturday, December 10. Jean Stives Aza, 56 years old, who was a foreman at the Cargo Handling Corporation (CHC) Ltd, lost his life when his motorcycle skidded before hitting an electric pylon. The 50-year-old, who lived in Residence St Malo, Baie du Tombeau, was killed instantly. He is the 103rd victim of a road accident since the beginning of this year.
It was around 6:50 am on Saturday morning, December 10, that this terrible accident took place on Route Royale, Baie du Tombeau near a temple. Police officers from the Baie du Tombeau police station were immediately alerted and went to the scene. The victim was seriously injured, lying partially on the sidewalk with his black Pulsar motorcycle at his side. An ambulance from the Emergency Medical Service (Samu) was sent to the scene of the accident. The doctor on board unfortunately had to declare the death of Stives Aza.
According to the information collected on the spot, Stives Aza was driving towards the North clinic coming from La Baie, when his motorcycle skidded. He then lost control of his two-wheeled vehicle before it collided head-on with an electric pylon on the left side of the road.
His body was then taken to the morgue of the Dr. A.G. Jeetoo Hospital, Port-Louis for an autopsy. The autopsy, performed by Dr. Maxwell Monvoisin, Principal Police Medical Officer, attributed the death to cardiogenic shock following a blunt trauma to the chest.
An investigation has been opened to determine the exact circumstances of this accident.