A fatal traffic accident involving a scooter and a truck has recently been reported in Bali, causing Peter Raymond Robinson, a 59-year-old male tourist from Sydney to lost his life.
The CCTV footage from the traffic controller clearly shows the chronological event of the tragic incident which was happening on last Friday (6/7/2019) at 4.50 pm. Around the time of the incident at Pesanggaran intersection in Bypass Ngurah Rai highway, The truck driver who was Dicky Agung Wijaksana, 24, from Lumajang, East Java was heading to north passing the intersection where at the same time, Robinson with his motor scooter was also making his way heading to the east direction and the crash was happened. Seeing the truck approaching him, the Aussie rider began to lose control over his scooter and eventually hit by the passing truck.
The incident has been confirmed by Denpasar police on Friday. The body has already been taken to the hospital in Denpasar while the truck driver is under arrest by the police for further investigation.
The department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have stated that further assistance will be provided for the Robinson’s family in accordance with the Consular Services Charter to the family of the Australian man who passed away in Indonesia.
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