A pedestrian identified as Suprapto (aged 36) was seriously injured after being hit by an intoxicated motorbike rider in Kuta on Sunday (23/1).
A security guard with the initials RN works near the scene, and he said that the victim was walking on the side road of Jalan Raya Kuta in front of Gelael Supermarket on Sunday at 3:30 am. The victim was then hit by a motorbike ridden by a man with the initials SP while carrying a passenger identified as AA.
RN heard the noise of the crash, so he ran to check what happened.
“The road was quiet until the incident happened. We found out that a pedestrian was hit by a motorbike rider allegedly driving under the influence,” RN said. Shortly after, the police came to the scene and called ambulances to rush them to the nearest hospital.
“Everyone involved in the accident was hospitalized. The pedestrian, in particular, acquired a serious head injury from the incident. We also noticed that both the motorbike rider and his friend were drunk, causing them to lose control over the vehicle,” said the police.
Meanwhile, the Head of Denpasar Public Relations Police Office, Iptu I Ketut Sukadi, stated that he hadn’t received any report regarding the incident. “I haven’t received any information about that incident, so I need to check it out first,” Iptu Sukadi said.
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