A post mortem examination has determined that the cause of death in Wednesday’s hit-and-run accident at Gros Islet was spinal injury secondary to occipito-cervical vertebra 1 fracture dislocation due to blunt force trauma to the head.
The post mortem examination was conducted by Doctor Wayne Felicien.
Wednesday’s accident claimed the life of 74 year old Joseph Altidore.
Altidore,a taxi driver, was struck by a motorcycle near the Bank of Saint Lucia Gros Islet branch shortly before 9.am
The motorcyclist fled the scene after hitting the pedestrian and was subsequently arrested by the police.