On Sunday, August 27, 2023, about 4:58 am, The Traffic Department of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force received a report of a fatal motor vehicle accident at Sarrot in Castries, from the Owen King European Union Hospital (OKEU).
The Officers responded to the scene of accident and preliminary investigations revealed that a motor scooter, ridden by two male individuals was traversing the Sarrot road when the motor scooter veered off the main road into a nearby drain.
Both individuals on the scooter were injured in the accident and had been taken to the Owen King European Union (OKEU) Hospital for medical attention.
The operator of the motor scooter, identified as thirty-eight (38) year old Lindel Allen of Goodlands Castries, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner at the facility. The pillion rider is reported to be in stable condition.
The post-mortem examination of the deceased is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 2023.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force advises motorists to exercise caution while driving and to comply with the laws that regulate vehicle operations and road usage.
SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force