A 30-year-old man, who suffered grievous injuries in an accident in Fuvahmulah City on Saturday night, has been transferred to Malé for further treatment. According to police, the man was riding a motorcycle at high speed when he lost control and crashed into a wall on Bodufannu Road. The incident was reported to the Fuvahmulah Police Station at approximately 10:15 p.m.

The motorcyclist received initial medical attention at Fuvahmulah Hospital, according to the police, and has now been transferred to Malé for further treatment. Details regarding the nature and severity of his injuries have not been revealed, and the police are currently investigating the incident.

The Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) in Malé, where the injured motorcyclist is currently admitted, has reported that the patient is on ventilator support, according to local media.

Fuvahmulah City, the third-largest population center in the Maldives with a population of 12,790, has been the site of several tragic accidents in the past. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the persistent road safety issues on the 491.1-hectare island.