Two men were killed in an accident along the Micoud Highway on Saturday.
Police said about 5:45 pm, a white SUV, registration number PJ 8811, and a red and black motorcycle, registration number unknown, collided with each other.
The SUV was being driven by 42-year-old Lea St. Claire of Malgretoute, Micoud, accompanied by 52-year-old Laurine Mathurin of La Pointe, Mon Repos.
The motorcycle was being driven by 23- year-old Alvin “Scam” Flavius of Anse Ger, Desruisseaux, who was accompanied by a pillion rider, 20-year-old Dillan “Ti Blow” Barthelomy of Ti Rocher, Micoud.
Both the motorcycle rider and his passenger sustained serious injuries and were transported to St. Jude’s hospital via ambulance. They were both treated and admitted but subsequently succumbed to their injuries.
The driver of the SUV and her passenger escaped unhurt.
An investigation into the accident continues.
The Traffic Department has recorded 21 deaths from 16 accidents so far in 2013.