Information indicates that 38-year-old Junior Hinds of Pavee, Castries was driving Nissan pickup, registration number PK3798, along the Barre d’Isle road in the direction of Castries, when he lost control of the vehicle which veered off the road.
At the time of the accident, there were two individuals seated in the tray of the vehicle, namely Kern Jn Baptiste of Vieux Fort and David Anthony, also known as Stone, of Choiseul.
Both men sustained serious injuries and were transported to Victoria Hospital via ambulance where Anthony was pronounced dead.
Jn Baptiste was treated and admitted at the said hospital.
The driver of the vehicle, who is assisting police with their investigations, escaped unhurt.
A post mortem examination is scheduled for a later date.
EARLIER REPORT on Sept. 15, 2013: Deadly accident on the Barre de L’Isle
One person is confirmed dead and another in critical condition following a vehicular accident on Sunday night on the Barre de L’Isle, popularly referred to as the ‘Badlin’ (the hilly roadway immediately after Bexon, heading in a southerly direction).
Reports are that the deceased is a male in his 40s.
Reports are that a pickup van with people in the back ran off the road and hit some rocks some time between 8:00 and 8:30 p.m.
No further details available but our news team will update you later this morning.