A police officer was rushed to hospital Friday after a road accident at Rodney Bay about 5:10 pm, it has been reported.
Law enforcement sources have identified the injured officer as Edley George.
According to information provided by the emergency services, George was traversing the road when he was hit by a motor scooter.
The officer was reported in stable condition after the accident.
A law enforcement official told St Lucia Times that the scooter rider has been arrested.
Friday’s accident occurred just hours after National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, urged the Police Commissioner and his officers to enforce traffic laws in a ‘no nonsense’ manner.
Francis, a former police officer, declared that more and more drivers are ‘brazenly and carelessly’ breaking the law.
He was at the time addressing a commissioning ceremony for three new ambulances for the Saint Lucia Fire Service.