PRESS RELEASE – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal accident which occurred on Saturday, December 3, 2016, about 11:20 a.m. on the Castries Gros Islet Highway, near Saaman’s Park, Choc, Gros Islet.
The incident involved a white Mitsubishi panel bus, registration number PE5059, driven by Anthony Cherubin a forty nine year old resident of Ravine Macock, Monchy and an emergency vehicle, registration number SLG 3158, driven by personnel attached to the Gros Islet Fire Station.
At the time of the accident, the panel bus was headed in a northerly direction, whilst the ambulance was headed towards the City of Castries.
Anthony Cherubin was conveyed to the Victoria Hospital where on Sunday, December 4, 2016, about 1:15pm, he succumbed to injuries sustained. Anthony Cherubin was the sole occupant of the omnibus, whilst there were three persons occupying the ambulance.
A post mortem has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
This is the 15th fatality for 2016.