Young man dies in accident in reclaimed suburb

A young man succumbed to his injuries after an accident in the reclaimed suburb Hulhumale late Friday.

The victim identified as 18 year old Mohamed Jazlan lost control of his motorbike after crossing a speed breaker setup over a de-watering pipe from a construction site.

Jazlan had suffered serious injuries and had been rushed to the Hulhumale hospital. But on request of his family, the victim was transferred to Tree Top Hospital in Hulhumale where he died shortly after.

The victim who works at a duty free shop at Velana International Airport (VIA) was an avid racer and a basketball player.