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Monday 17 July 2023 | Written by Supplied | Published in Court, Crime, National
The scene of the road incident in Matavera. POLICE/ 23071613
Police conducted crash scene forensics on Saturday morning
on the Main Road at Matavera where a fatal road incident had occurred.
The man sustained fatal injuries when he lost control of his
motorcycle, after a slight bend, police said in a statement.
Police were called at 6.26am and traffic had to be diverted
until investigators had completed their scene analysis.
Police said early indications are that speed was a
The fatality is the third on Rarotonga this year.
Police said they had been involved in a long Friday night
shift of incidents prior to the fatal.
A car crash was called in at 4.50am on Saturday on the Main Road
between the Business Trade Investment Board and the Bond Store.
A 33-year-old male driver was subsequently breathalysed and
arrested for excess alcohol (570 micrograms per litre of breath).
Earlier in the morning, Police forbid one person from
driving out of a nightclub car park.
A suspected drunk driver swerving on the road from the
airport was reported to Police.
Two arrests were made early on Sunday morning.
A man was remanded for contempt of his court orders while a
male motorcyclist was stopped near Raro Fried Chicken in town and arrested for
He was remanded in custody after testing at 1020mcg/l.
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