The road fatality figure for the year climbed by two on Saturday night, when a young CBR motorcyclist and his pillion rider both died after slamming into the median along the East Bank Four-Lane road at Houston.
The two dead persons have been identified as motorcyclist, Berket King and immigration officer, Mirwava Chase.
The incident occurred just after 9 o’ clock on Saturday night.
King was reportedly riding the motorcycle at a fast rate with Chase to the back, when he lost control and slammed into the road’s median. They were both flung from the motorcycle.
The 24-year-old young man was killed on the spot, while the young woman passed away after being rushed to the Georgetown Hospital.
An investigation has been launched. The man’s recently bought CBR motorcycle is now in Police care.