Two accidents in reclaimed suburb leave one critical

Two accidents in relatively quick succession in the reclaimed suburb Hulhumale has left a young man in serious condition.

The first accident occurred around 8.45pm when a speeding motorbike hit an elderly pedestrian. Hulhumale hospital spokesperson Asiya Solih said the elderly man had suffered facial injuries and was being treated at the hospital.

The second accident occurred half an hour later when two speeding motorbikes reportedly collided leaving two young men injured.

Asiya said both were being treated at the hospital but the condition of one was serious.