Infrastructure Minister Stephenson King says the vehicle that fatally struck Valence ‘Trini’ Alexander ‘disobeyed and violated’ traffic signs.
Alexander passed away on Monday, February 27th.
When tragedy struck, he was part of a crew from the Department of Infrastructure’s Potholing Unit working along the West Coast Road near Canaries.
The day after the fatal accident Minister King told parliament that the vehicle overtook a line of traffic before hitting the Infrastructure Department employee.
“Before he could reach hospital, he was dead,” the Minister disclosed.
King expressed sincere condolences to the deceased’s family and friends on behalf of his Ministry and the government.
And the Castries North MP described ‘Trini’ as a dedicated worker who demonstrated great attention to detail and knowledge of the job.
“He worked well with his team and always participated in activities and initiatives of the Department,” the Minister recalled.
He said staff were traumatised and undergoing counselling.