A tramway accident has claimed the life of a cyclist in Casablanca.
Rabat- On Thursday morning, February 13, a tragic accident took place resulting in the death of a man.
The accident occurred at around 8 p.m. at the intersection nearby the “Laayoune City” tramway station in Casablanca.
The man was riding his bike when he collided with a tramway, which claimed his life.
It is alleged that the cyclist did not stop at the red light.
RATP Dev, the tramway network operator, stated in a press release that the tramway departed at a low speed before the cyclist drove on and was knocked down by the tram at the tramway Line 1 crossroad.
The man had sustained serious injuries before he passed away shortly after he was taken to the hospital.
Traffic accidents in Casablanca have been of great concern ever since the inauguration of the tramway network in 2012.
RATP Dev said that drivers, particularly cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians, should be much more careful on the road and that they should also respect road traffic regulations and road signs, especially when driving along the tramway track.
RATP Dev also expressed their sincerest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased cyclist.