Saturday 18 November, 2017

Fatal accident on Uriah Butler

Police are said to be on the scene of a fatal road accident along the Uriah Butler Highway.

Sources said the incident took place shortly after midday today in the vicinity of Warner Village.

The vehicle, a Nissan Versa, was said to have been proceeding along the northbound lane when, for reasons yet unknown, the driver lost control of the car.

The vehicle hit a light pole at the side of the roadway.

Motorists who witnessed the accident stopped to render assistance and also notified emergency health officials.

According to initial information from police, subject to further updates, the driver of the vehicle succumbed to his injuries.

While his identity is said to be known to police, up to 2 pm it could not be confirmed if his next of kin had been notified of the death and as such, it is being withheld.

We will update this as more information becomes available.