5 injured in traffic collision on Sinmale’ Bridge

Police officers patrol Sinamale' Bridge on August 23, 2020. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

A traffic collision on the Sinamale’ Bridge between Male’ City and suburban Hulhumale’ has left five people injured.

A police spokesperson said the accident took place at approximately 07:50 pm on Monday, when a motorcycle crashed into a second motorcycle which had made a stop on the motorcycle lane, and crashed into three more motorcycles.

The spokesperson said the five people sustained varying degrees of injures, and have been taken to a hospital for treatment.

Three motorcycles sustained extensive damages in the accident, while a fourth motorcycle involved in the accident did not stop but drove away.

The accident is under further investigation by the police.