Traffic Collision

Body of the victim in bus collision sent back to her country

The body of the 31-year-old Ukranian woman who was hit by a bus in Hulhumale’ on 6 May 2019 has been sent back to her home country.

Maldives Police Service confirmed that the body was sent back yesterday.

Police said that the cause of the collision took place near the FSM Fuel Station in Hulhumale’ is believed to be the driver falling asleep at the wheel. And the victim, out in the morning to exercise, died after being overrun by the bus.

The victims family arrived in the Maldives to claim the body.

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has said that they are covering the expenses to arrange the transportation of the body back to Ukraine.