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An accident occurred on Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai in Kedonganan, Jimbaran on Sunday at around 9.50pm, when a Dutch man’s motorcycle crashed into a another motorcycle and killing the local man riding it. The deceased, Geradus Geru Mete, who lived in Jimbaran died from severe head injuries.

The Dutch tourist, Marin van Loo, 22, was riding the motorcycle with his friend, Krug Cecine, 20 on the back and were on their way home to Kerobokan.

“Both of the foreigners are okay, they only suffered minor injuries on their hands and legs,” a police officer told on Monday.

He explained that they believe the cause of the accident was the victim not watching his surroundings carefully when he tried to turn around in front of Maxi Hotel on Kedonganan on Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai. As a result, the Dutch tourist ran into the motorcycle. The traffic police and local residents tried to save the man taking him to Sanglah Hospital, but he was dead on arrival.