On Saturday 22 December 2012 about 5:00am, officers attached to the Traffic Department responded to a report of a serious accident which occurred on Vide Boutielle Highway.
Information received indicates that a white SUV, registration number PJ 9388, driven by police officer Earl Stephen of Morne Du Don, had veered off the side of the road. At the time of the accident, he was the lone occupant of the vehicle.
As a result of the injuries sustained, Stephen was transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance. He was treated and admitted in a critical condition.
Investigations in the matter continue.