A freak accident has left residents and the Savanna-la-Mar police in Westmoreland baffled, after to two motor cyclist collided into each other yesterday.

The two riders were pronounced dead at hospital after they crashed into each other while travelling in opposite directions in the town of Savanna-la-Mar.

They have now been identified by the police as 24 year old Dexter Ramsay and 22 year old Azan Wright, both from Smithfield Road in the parish.

Official police reports revealed that none of the riders were wearing helmets at the time of the accident.

It is a very unlikely occurrence for two motor bikes to collide while travelling in opposite directions.

The authorities are imploring persons to travel with care, has the number of road fatalities are at an all time high.