26 Y.O. Sydney Woman Ella Knights Dies After Scooter Accident In Bali

A 26-year-old Australian woman has died in a scooter accident in Bali.

Police believe Ella Knights, from Pyrmont, Sydney, lost control of the scooter at around 3:00am on Thursday morning in the beachside region of Canggu.
Knights was found in a roadside ditch. She was taken to Canggu Medical Clinic, where doctors pronounced her dead on arrival. 

Local traffic accident unit chief Made Sujana said the accident appeared to have occurred “because of the speed of the scooter” around a corner.

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Authorities believe Knights’ helmet may not have been properly fastened at the time of the accident. She appeared to have suffered chest injuries, but no apparent head injuries. Medical authorities have not yet declared a cause of death.

No other vehicles were involved, and it’s not believed there were any witnesses to the incident.

Knights had been holidaying in India and Bali, and was due to return to Australia on May 1.