At 3:40 pm on Saturday July 20, 2019, motor omnibus HX819, a white Nissan Caravan, owned and driven by Mr. Ashaki Dellimore of South Rivers and motor vehicle (M/V) T14, an orange and blue pick-up truck owned by Finishing and Furnishing and driven by Mr. Omri Mayers of Brighton collided on the Argyle Public Road in the vicinity of “Still Waters Resort”. Both vehicles were badly damaged. M/V HX819 was travelling from Kingstown towards Biabou with seventeen (17) passengers while M/V T 14 was exiting the junction at Still Waters Resort heading towards Brighton.
As a consequence of the collision, M/V HX819 veered off the road and ran into the perimeter fence of the Argyle International Airport (AIA) resulting in some of the passengers in M/V HX819 including the driver sustaining minor and serious injuries including broken limbs. The driver of M/V T14 was also injured.
The injured persons were taken to the Georgetown Hospital, Stubbs Polly Clinic and the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) respectively where they received medical attention.
The majority of the victims were treated and released while four (4) still remain hospitalized at the MCMH.
Persons with information that would assist in the investigation of this accident are asked to contact the Biabou Police Station or the Officer in-charge of the South Central Division at the telephone numbers 1784-458-0239 and 1784-458-4200 respectively. All information given will be treated confidentially.
The Commissioner of Police wishes to reiterate to motorists and commuters to always observe the road traffic signs; drive carefully and with due care and attention to other road users on the public thoroughfares of St. Vincent and the Grenadines