April 6, 2021 -The personnel of the Traffic Department is investigating a serious accident that took place on Sunday, April 4th, 2021 about 2.45 pm on the crossing L.B.Scott road and the Flamboyant road. Upon investigating what transpired, it was discovered that the driver of a grey pick-up and the driver of a motorcycle both travelling in the same direction from St Peters towards the Church-hill roundabout.
At a given moment, the driver of the pickup opted to turn left to enter Flamboyant road. At the very same time, the grey pick-up was being overtaken by the rider of the motorcycle who collided with the front side of the pick-up.
Due to the collision, the motorcycle rider received injuries to his face and back. He was treated at the scene by the personnel of the ambulance and later transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center.
Traffic department personnel could not do any investigation on the motorcycle involved in the accident, as unknown persons had removed the motorcycle from the scene of the collision prior to the arrival of patrols or the traffic department.
DRIVER INJURED AFTER AN ALTERCATION WITH A CLIENT
Personnel from the detective's department are busy investigating of a stabbing that took place on the evening of April 2, 2021, around 05.30 pm in the vicinity of a casino on Welfare road. According to the preliminary investigation, it appears that the victim made an arrangement with a man to take him to the casino on the island. An argument arose between the victim and the suspect in connection with the payment that ended in a scuffle.
During the scuffle, the victim sustained a cut in the face with a knife that the suspect had in his possession. After being injured, the victim got into his car and attempted to drive home. He was later stopped on the L.B. Scott road by the police patrol who intercepted him on his way home. The victim was bleeding profusely He was given first aid by the patrol while waiting on the arrival of the ambulance personnel.
The victim was later rushed to the Sint Maarten Medical Center by ambulance personnel for further treatment. He was later visited by the detectives at the Medical Center and was to be able to shed a little light as to what transpired prior with him being injured with the knife. This investigation is currently still ongoing.