Police release: Fatal accident along Castries – Vieux Fort Highway

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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Joel Parris, consequent to a vehicular accident, which occurred on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, about 5:50 p.m. along the Castries-Vieux Fort Highway, near Savannes Bay.

Joel Parris, a thirty five (35) year old resident of Balata, Castries, was the driver of a white and grey omnibus registration number HB 7990, travelling north, towards Micoud, when a collision occurred with a blue container truck travelling south, towards Vieux Fort. Joel Parris was pronounced dead on the scene by a medical practitioner.

A third motor vehicle was involved in the said collision. The driver of the container truck was conveyed to the St. Jude Hospital for medical attention, however no serious injuries were sustained by any other individual.

A post mortem examination is scheduled for Thursday, June 7, 2018.

The Royal St. Lucia Police Force wishes to extend condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

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4 comments

  1. Since they don't know how to drive safety they should put stop lights on all the highways and police officers to issue traffic tickets! they have NO respect for human they drive like crazy going where? the island is this BIG! those Mini Vans needs major maintenance work, but who is checking?

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  2. Really?? The only regret the police should have is that they have NEVER enforced a single traffic law. Has anyone ever seen a car being stopped on the rd for reckless driving? Whey de police at??????

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  3. Race and overtake. Bus drivers and Taxi Operators. Well I call this a suicide. U overtaking and racing on the roads. Aa. Anyways

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  4. race they were racing those two vans always racing and they would boast to others about what they doing

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