Police investigating fatal accident along Choc highway

Police investigating fatal accident along Choc highway

Press Release:-Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal accident which occurred on Saturday, April 29, 2017, about 9:00 p.m. along the Choc Highway, near Saaman’s Park.

The incident involved a motorcar registration number PA 515, which was travelling southbound, towards Castries, and, motor lorry registration number TK 915 traversing northbound, towards Gros Islet.

There were two individuals on the truck at the time of the collision, who sustained minor injuries. They both received medical attention at the Victoria Hospital and were subsequently discharged.

Zhane Bianca Williams, an eighteen (18) year old resident of Massacre, Anse La Raye, a passenger on the motorcar, sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner on the scene of the accident.

Zina Omega Anthony, a nineteen (19) year old resident of Ciceron, Castries, who was also a passenger on motorcar PA 515, was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital, where she succumbed due to injuries sustained.

The driver of PA 515 is currently admitted at the Victoria Hospital in the Intensive Care Unit, in stable condition.

Post mortem examinations are scheduled for Tuesday, May 02, 2017. Investigations are ongoing in this matter.

This incident brings the number of road fatalities recorded for the year 2017 to seven (7).

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