Updated | Gozitan motorcyclist dies in Birkirkara incident

A medical team certified the 41-year-old man dead on site after crashing into a parked truck
 

The scene of the incident: the 41-year-old man was certified dead on site (Photo: Brandon Pisani/TVM)
The scene of the incident: the 41-year-old man was certified dead on site (Photo: Brandon Pisani/TVM)

A 41-year-old Gozitan motorcyclist, Mark Bishop, has lost his life on Valley Road in Birkirkara, Police have said.

The incident occurred at around 4am on Saturday morning when Bishop, driving a Honda CB500FA, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a DAF truck that was parked in Valley Road.

An ambulance was called to assist him but he was certified dead on site.

Bishop, from Sannat, worked in the gaming industry and was a father of two children.

Mark Bishop in Barcelona with another bike, a Scrambler Ducati
Mark Bishop in Barcelona with another bike, a Scrambler Ducati

Magistrate Ian Farrugia ordered an inquiry and appointed several experts to assist.

Police investigations are being led by Inspector Elton Taliana.

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