Shane Thomas, seen in this undated photo, died after a collision on Saturday. (Photo: Chalis Porter/Facebook)

A number of persons Sunday night held a candlelight vigil outside St George’s Cathedral, Kingstown, following a deadly collision in the city the previous night that left a motorcyclist dead.

The motorcyclist died in hospital sometime after his motorcycle and another vehicle collided near the pedestrian crossing at the North River Road and Tyrell Street junction in Kingstown.

A number of persons participated in a candlelight vigil Sunday night at the scene of the collision the previous night. (IWN photo)
A number of persons participated in a candlelight vigil Sunday night at the scene of the collision the previous night. (IWN photo)

 

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The Traffic Department of the Police Force referred I-Witness News to the Public Relations Department on Sunday, but that department is closed on weekends.

The motorcycle, after teh collision. The motorcycle, after teh collision.

I-Witness News, however, understands that the dead motorcyclist is Shane Thomas of Mesopotamia.

Thomas’ Facebook page gives his age as 27.

Reports are that he was riding his motorcycle in Kingstown when it collided with a Toyota Noah, a type of minivan.

I-Witness News understands that Thomas was rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, located several hundred yards away.

Reports say that he died while receiving medical treatment.

Thomas’ death brings to 10 the number of persons who have died this year as a result of vehicular incidents.