Driver unhurt after vehicle plunges into harbour

The driver of an X model BMW was unhurt Saturday morning, December 24, 2016, after the vehicle plunged into the Castries harbour, emergency officials have reported.

According to the officials, the incident occurred at about 3:am.

The Times was informed that both the Saint Lucia Fire Service and the Marine Police Unit responded after receiving information that a vehicle with several people on board  had gone into the harbour .

However emergency officials said on arrival on the scene, they discovered that the driver was the only person on board and had managed to escape unhurt.

The frequency of such incidents has prompted calls in the past for adequate safety railings to be erected.

 

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