Thirteen days after a motorcycle accident on Monday, May 15 on the Bain-des-Négresse road in Souillac, 34-year-old Roomesh Seebodh from the village of Melrose, who was traveling on a motorcycle as a rump passenger, succumbed to his injuries on the morning of Sunday May 28 at the Victoria Hospital in Candos. The driver of the motorcycle, a 35-year-old bricklayer from Morcellement Saint-Aubin, had tested positive for alcohol. Roomesh Seebodh died as a result of craniocerebral lesions.
At around 2.11am on Monday May 15, the Kee Way motorcycle on which Roomesh Seebodh had been riding as a passenger ended up on the asphalt after skidding off the road at Bain-des-Négresse, Souillac. The motorcycle driver and Roomesh Seebodh were taken to hospital for treatment. Roomesh Seebodh was admitted to a ward in the intensive care unit. He passed away at around 10.30 am on Sunday May 28.
His body was taken to the morgue of the Dr A.G. Jeetoo Hospital, Port-Louis, for an autopsy. The autopsy, carried out by Dr Prem Chamane, Principal Police Medical Officer, attributed his death to craniocerebral lesions.
An investigation has been launched to shed light on the exact circumstances of this accident.