Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal accident which occurred on Monday, January 30, 2017, about 7:30p.m. along the John Compton Highway.
The incident involved a truck registration number TE 1824, and a pedestrian, namely, Zane Phillip, a twenty two (22) year old resident of L’Anse Road, Castries.
At the time of the accident, the truck was travelling on the John Compton Highway, along the Sans Souci Bridge, headed towards Castries, when the pedestrian attempted to venture across the street.
Zane Phillip was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital, via ambulance where he succumbed to injuries sustained.
A post mortem is to be scheduled for a later date.
This is the 1st fatality for 2017.