BLAHBATUH ~ An illegal road race on Jl. Bypass Ida Bagus Mantra, Gianyar, left a 15-year-old boy dead on Sunday, police said.
Gianyar Police spokesman Gede Sujana said Adi Putrananda, from Cucukan, Blahbatuh, Gianyar, was racing a friend on the bypass when he lost control of his motorbike.
Sujana said the victims friends rushed him to nearby Sanjiwani Hospital, but Putrananda had already died from massive head injuries when they arrived.
According to Sujana, Jl. Bypass Ida Bagus Mantra is the new hotspot for teenagers to hold illegal races and the area is being watched carefully by Gianyar Police officers.