One dead in L. Atoll link road accident

File photo of the link road on L. Atoll, commonly known as the Laamu Link Road. (File Photo/Sun/Fathimath Saeed)

A motorbike and car collided on the L. Atoll link road on Saturday, leaving one person dead.

A police spokesperson said the accident was reported to the police at 06:25 pm on Saturday.

The accident left two people injured; the driver of the motorbike, and one of two people in the car.

The injured were taken to the Gan Regional Hospital.

The driver of the motorbike, identified as a 41-year-old Maldivian male, died in the hospital at around 01:51 am on Sunday.

While he was a licensed driver, police said that the driver of the car, identified as a 28-year-old Maldivian male, was not licensed to drive a four-wheeled vehicle.

The accident is under investigation by the police.