Policeman injured in accident

Policeman injured in accident

A police officer attached to the Micoud Police Station sustained minor injuries in a vehicular accident in Vieux Fort on Saturday evening, August 30.

The Special Services Unit (SSU) pick-up, which was reportedly on loan to the Micoud Police Station, overturned in Augier around 6 p.m.

Sources say the officer was returning the pickup to the SSU when the accident occurred.

This was reportedly the fourth accident involving a police officer in less than a week.

One of the accidents resulted in the death of 40-year-old SSU police officer Allen Randy Abbott of Grand Ravine, Dennery.

According to a police press release, a motorcycle (registration number PK4795) driven by Abbott with 40-year-old Johanna Dominic of La Ressource, Vieux Fort on the pillion seat, 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.

Dominic is currently in stable condition at hospital.


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  1. Reckless driving, with taxpayers vehicle. the van would not roll over unless it was speeding.


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