One injured in Sunday night’s accident on ventilator

Two motorbikes collide off the Sinamale' bridge on April 9, 2023. (Sun Photo)

One of the people injured in the accident off Sinamale’ Bridge on Sunday night sustained critical injuries and is being treated on a ventilator, according to Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH).

The accident was reported to police at around 11:33 pm Sunday.

According to police, the accident involved a motorbike which rearended another motorbike which had been waiting at the Male’ traffic light.

The accident resulted in injuries to three people; a 31-year-old male, a 43-year-old male, and a 47-year-old male.

The 31-year-old and the 47-year-old were taken to nearby Senahiya Hospital, while the 43-year-old, who sustained critical injuries, was rushed to IGMH.

He showed little movement when the ambulance arrived around 11:50 pm.

IGMH told Sun on Monday that the man has been transferred to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and is being treated on a ventilator.

The hospital declined to disclose details of his injuries in order to protect his privacy.