Police on Sunday arrested the driver of the car in the accident in the reclaimed suburb Hulhumale which killed a woman.
the 28 year old woman died while being treated at the state run Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) in capital Male.
The accident occured around 11.30pm on Saturday in Hulhumale when a car collided with a car.
Police said the car had hit the motorbike from behind.
Police said a 22 year old man had been arrested in connection to the accident but refused to divulge any more details.
The woman now identified as Fathimath Shiuna of Raa Atoll Rasgatheemu island was the passenger while the 35 year old man riding the bike had also suffered serious injuries.
Hospital officials said the man was stable and recovering.