Sunday, August 7, 2011

Jonathan and Emma Gray killed as quad bike driven by hotel staff hits tree during Maldives honeymoon - 7th Aug 2011

A young British honeymooning couple were killed in an horrific quad bike smash on a paradise island in the Indian Ocean.

Jonathan and Emma Gray from Halifax in West Yorkshire, died yesterday as they were being driven back to their villa at a luxury resort on Kuredu.

Police today said the newly-weds, both in their 20s, died instantly when the vehicle smashed into a tree at 4am.

Spokesman Ahmed Shiyam said: 'We have a full team of officers investigating the tragic deaths of this couple. What we know so far is that they were being driven back to their room at around 4am on Saturday when their quad vehicle was involved in an accident.

'It appears that their vehicle crashed into a tree and they suffered fatal injuries. The driver of the quad bike was also seriously injured and is being treated at hospital.' Read More