A German man, Reinhold Kopp (38), was the victim in a deadly traffic accident on Jalan Raya Basangkasa, Seminyak, this morning, Monday (24/4/2017) at 1.15am.
The victim, who stayed on Jalan Nakula while in Bali, died at the scene of the accident after suffering severe head injuries.
A source of Tribune Bali in Denpasar police station (Satlantas Polresta) claimed the victim was allegedly riding his motorcycle under the influence of alcohol.
The victim’s bike apparently lost control and hit a parked Suzuki APV on the right shoulder of the road heading in a southerly direction.
“The man was allegedly in a drunken state, having finished an evening at Red Carpet Seminyak. He was offered a taxi ride but he did not want it and wanted to ride his motorcycle home,” said the police source.
The victim’s motorcycle and parked car were severely damaged.
After being taken to RS BIMC, medical officers at the hospital confirmed the man was dead.