Saint Lucia Police Thursday morning announced the temporary closure of a portion of the Castries, Gros Islet highway, citing ‘multiple vehicular collisions.’
“Due to multiple vehicular collisions along the Castries, Gros Islet Highway last evening which resulted in oil spills along the roadway, we wish to inform the motoring public that access from the Choc Roundabout to Corinth Gap is restricted until further notice,” a Royal Saint Lucia Police Force statement said.
According to the statement, the closure is to facilitate cleaning efforts by the Saint Lucia Fire Service and other partner agencies.
“The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force wishes to thank all for their continued cooperation and understanding,” the statement said.
Headline photo caption: Sand on highway to absorb oil spill