The pillion rider in the crash that killed a police officer is currently in critical condition, police said in a press release today.
Johanna Dominic, 40, of La Resource, Vieux Fort sustained serious injuries when the motorcycle (registration number PK4795) she was on with 40-year-old Police Constable 280 Allen Randy Abbott of Grande Ravine, Dennery collided with a minibus (M751) driven by 49-year- old Marcus Mathurin of Cedar Heights, Vieux Fort at about 12:50 a.m. on Monday, August 25 on the Laborie/Vieux Fort Highway.
Both Dominic and Abbott were transported to St. Jude Hospital where Abbott was pronounced dead on arrival.
The Traffic Department of the Vieux Fort Police Station is investigating the accident.
Abbott was a police officer of 19 years’ service. At the time of his death, he was attached to the Special Services Unit of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.
He is survived by his wife. They had a daughter together.