Olivier Momus, 30, a rump passenger of a motorbike who was seriously injured in an accident on the Royal Road in Batimais, Riviere des Anguilles succumbed to his injuries at the Jawaharlall Nehru Hospital in Rose-Belle late Friday afternoon, May 5. The driver of the motorbike, who tested positive for alcohol, had 101 micrograms of alcohol in his breath.
It was around 4pm on Monday 17 April when this terrible accident took place. An orange Huojue motorbike collided head-on with a tree on the Royal Road in Batimarais.
The drunk driver of a motorbike crashed into a tree on the Royal Road in Batimarais, Rivière des Anguilles in the late afternoon of Monday 17 April. The 30-year-old passenger, who was lying on his back in a bush, broke his left arm in the accident. He was admitted to the Jawaharlall Nehru Hospital in Rose-Belle and his condition is considered very serious. The driver of the motorbike
This terrible accident took place at around 4pm on the afternoon of Monday 17 April. An orange Haojue motorbike was driving on the Royal Road in Batimarais near a bridge. At one point the 27-year-old ploughman from Batimarais skidded off the road and crashed into a tree. The impact was so violent that his two-wheeled machine was stuck in the root of the tree. The passenger of the motorbike, who lived in the Saint Aubin Morcellement, was lying on his back next to the motorbike on the left side of the road, next to a river facing the Benares Castle.
Men from the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service, as well as an ambulance from the Service d’Aide Médicale d’Urgence (Samu) were dispatched to the scene. The passenger was taken to the Jawaharlall Nehru Hospital in Rose-Belle in the Samu ambulance. The driver of the motorbike was taken to Souillac Hospital and then transferred to Rose Belle Hospital after being treated.
He had been given an alcohol test by an Emergency Response Service officer which was positive. He had 101 micrograms of alcohol in his breath. The motorbike was towed to the Eel River Police Station. After medical treatment the motorbike driver was allowed to leave. However, he was placed in a drunk tank at the Eel River police station.
An autopsy was carried out on Saturday 6 May at the Victoria Hospital morgue in Candos on the body of Olivier Momus. The autopsy was carried out by Dr Ananda Sunnassee, Police Medical Officer, who attributed the death to sepsis.
A charge of manslaughter was laid against the motorbike driver on Saturday 6 May in the Bail and Remard Court in Port Louis.