Christoph Nagel *Photo supplied
Christoph Nagel *Photo supplied

MONDAY, JULY 2, 12PM UPDATE: The motorcyclist who died in the early hours of Sunday morning has been officially named as Christoph Nagel.

The German national rode over an embankment close to the junction of South Road and Paynters Road in Hamilton parish at 2am on Sunday.

Members of the public rushed to Mr Nagel’s aid and performed CPR before ambulance crews arrived at the scene.

But the 33-year-old Bermuda resident was pronounced dead at the hospital by an on call doctor at 3am on Sunday.

Mr Nagel’s death marks the third road fatality of 2012.

The investigation into this fatal collision is ongoing and any witnesses or anyone with any information is encouraged to contact PC Bianca Joinville at the Roads Policing Unit on 295-0011.