Police Force of Sint Maarten Responds to Serious Traffic Incident on Old Cake House Road

August 22, 2023  -On Tuesday morning august 23rd 2023 approximately 07:40 am, the police central Dispatch received several calls of an accident on Link-2, commonly referred to as Old Cake House Road, leading towards Col-bay. The incident necessitated immediate action from the Police Central Dispatch and Ambulance Dispatch.,

Preliminary findings indicate that a gray car traveling down Link-2 lost control under circumstances that are currently under investigation. The vehicle failed to negotiate a series of challenging left-turn corners along the route, leading to a loss of control and subsequent departure from the roadway. The vehicle then went airborne over the embankment, ultimately coming to rest in the dense bushes several meters below.

Responding swiftly to this situation fire department personnel successfully extricated a male and a female victim from the embankment. Both victims sustained injuries to their faces and legs as a result of the incident.

Ambulance personnel administered immediate first aid to the injured victims at the scene, stabilizing them for safe transportation. The victims were promptly transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for comprehensive medical assessment and treatment.

The Traffic Department of the Police Force of Sint Maarten has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident.

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