November 10, 2023 -In the early hours of Friday, November 10th, 2023, around 5:00 AM, a peculiar vehicular accident took place unfolded on Airport Road near the intersection with Sister Patientias Road in Simpson Bay. Preliminary investigations by KPSM indicates a sequence of events that can only be described as very serious.
At approximately 5:00 AM on Friday, November 10th, 2023, police central dispatch received a distress call reporting a vehicle submerged in the Simpson Bay Lagoon. The vehicle, a pickup truck traveling from the direction of the airport and headed towards Simpson Bay, lost control at a critical turn. Witnesses report that the vehicle soared over the embankment before colliding with a small fishing boat anchored in the Simpson Bay Lagoon.
Miraculously, the driver and passengers managed to escape the sinking vehicle and made their way to shore. Ambulance personnel arrived at the scene and provide necessary medical attention to the victims. Fortunately, no major injuries were reported, and all individuals involved are now in stable condition.
The aftermath of the incident saw the retrieval of the submerged pickup truck from the Simpson Bay Lagoon, marking the conclusion of a bizarre episode on the usually serene Airport Road. The Traffic Department is actively engaged in a comprehensive investigation to determine the root causes of this peculiar accident.
Officers of the traffic department of KPSM are urging anyone with additional information or eyewitness accounts to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation. The safety of our community remains a top priority, and measures will be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future.