Two tourists from France and Switzerland died in a drunk-driving related accident in a Bali beach after running their motorcycle to beach rocks in a high speed, The Jakarta Post reported.
Emilie Martine Canet (23) from France and Lovid Vincent Dominique Lazeyras ( 23 ) from Switzerland who died on the scene after the motorcycle they were riding hit rocks in Pererenan Beach in Mengwi subdistrict of Badung regency at 5 a.m. on Saturday.
“They drove the motorcycle without knowing the end of the road is directly heading to the beach. They fell and hit the rocks at the beach,” the police chief told reporters.
Witnesses said the two victims were under the influence of alcohol when the accident took place.
The witnesses said the victims and their two friends Marion Nierfeix and Alexis Nierfeix drank alcohol at 2 a.m. on Saturday at the villa and at around 4:40 a.m. Canet and Lazeyras went out to buy another drink.
The victims suffered heavy injuries and died immediately on the scene. Their bodies had been taken to Sanglah hospital.