Police have released the name and details surrounding the death of a Martinican motorcyclist in St. Vincent last Friday.
The Public Relations Department of the Police Force told I-Witness News on Wednesday that around 10:45 a.m. on Friday, 51-year-old Geslin Emmanuel Grocravia was riding a motorcycle, V64, travelling from Arnos Vale towards Kingstown, behind a truck, TN818, driven by Bertram Browne of North Union.
Just approaching Casson Corner, at the end of the double lines, the motorcycle proceeded to pass on the left side as the truck made a left turn, police say.
Grocravia and his motorcycle went under the truck and the left rear wheel of the truck came into contact with the cyclist.
He was taken to the Milton Cato Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Reports say that the cyclist, who has been identified on social media as “Lélé”, was in St. Vincent to take part in motorcycle event as part of Independence celebrations here.
He is said to be well-known across the region for his stunts and has taken part in the Independence motocross in St. Vincent.