Fremantle Man Dies In Bali Following Scooter Crash

Second Bali fatality in one week

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A Perth man has died after crashing his scooter while driving in Bali early on Sunday morning.

The 26-year-old Freemantle man was discovered pinned under his scooter in a drainage ditch by a Bali local at around 5AM on Sunday.

The local was walking along North Kuta drive when he discovered Keith Coughlan trapped underneath his scooter.

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The man used his mobile phone torch to examine Mr Coughlin before medical help arrived, which is when he discovered the 26-year-old’s leg had become stuck underneath the scooter.

According to police, Mr Coughlin was believed to have been drinking and driving at the time of the accident after locating a number of beer bottles at the scene.

Mr Coughlin’s death is the second Australian death in Bali in only one week after another man fell from a hotel balcony in Seminyak.

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Georgie Marr

25 July 2022

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