Biker dies following accident at Wallerfield race track

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Biker dies following accident at Wallerfield race track

A 32-year-old Arima businessman and biker was killed following a racing accident on Sunday, June 25th at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway.

Melboure Leon Taylor of Tumpuna Road, Arima, was competing in a race around 1:57 pm, when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into the safety barriers at the facility.

He was attended to by the Paramedic Team on site, during which primary care was administered.

He was later taken by ambulance to the Arima District Hospital where he was attended to by the health professionals on duty and his injuries assessed.

Taylor was then transferred to the Mt Hope Medical Facility.

However, on Monday, June 26 at approximately 6.30 am, he succumbed to his injuries.

Melbourne was the owner of Taylors Auto Garage Parts and Services aka TAG located at 10 Smith Drive, Crescent Gardens, D’abadie.

He was the father of three and the husband of Andrea Taylor.

He was an avid motor sports enthusiast regularly participating in the discipline of Motor Cycle racing for several years. He was thirty-three (33) years of age at the time of his passing. The Management, Trustees, Members, and stakeholders of TTASA and the motorsport fraternity extend our deepest condolences to the family of Melbourne Taylor.

Cpl Khan of the Arima Police Station is probing the incident.