Mornier resident, Lance Alfred, also known as “Bolo” has been charged with the offence of leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a hit and run incident at Gros Islet last week, according to a police statement.
The accident claimed the life of 74 year old taxi driver, Joseph Altidore of Bois Patat.
Altidore is reported to have been hit by a motorcycle near the Bank of Saint Lucia Gros Islet branch.
The motorcyclist subsequently fled the scene, it is reported.
The accident victim was transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance but succumbed to his injuries.
Police said the 25 year old Mornier resident who was charged in connection with the incident was taken to the First District court for a bail hearing.
Lance Alfred was remanded in custody until Thursday, July 6, 2017.