A fatal accident occurred in Mapou on Friday morning June 17. Two residents of Plaines des Papayes, Darisson Sham, 19, and Axel Cassadin, 17, died instantly.
Early indications of the police investigation showed that the two young people were on a motorcycle that violently struck a tree. They went to Grand Bay on Thursday night to see a football game on a giant screen.
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It was around 1 am that the tragedy occurred. The bike was off the road before hitting a tree. The accident occurred near the roundabout of Mapou.
The number of deaths on our roads is now 64 after these two victims since the beginning of the year. Police has opened an investigation to know the cause of the accident.