Fatal accident in Blanchard

Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred on Thursday, June 9, 2016 about 4:35 p.m. in Blanchard, Desruisseaux.

Pickup truck registration number PD 809 driven by Eldon Wilson of Anse-Ger, Micoud was travelling in a westerly direction when it ran- off the Blanchard main road hitting 62 year old, George Willie aka “Fwere George” of Blanchard, Desruisseaux.

As a result of the accident, Willie sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene by a medical doctor.

This is the 7th fatal accident for 2016.