Concrete blocks damages bus in hit and run. Community assistance needed | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN (BELVEDERE) – The Sint Maarten Police Force is in need of the assistance of the community locating a white truck that was involved in a hit and run incident on Monday 11thMarch, in the vicinity of the Belvedere/French Quarter border, police announced on Tuesday. 

Reports received from the Traffic Department stated that bus #160 was travelling on the Illidge road heading in the direction of French Quarter when a white truck carrying concrete blocks, travelling in the opposite direction began to lose its cargo. 

The concrete blocks which were not properly secured fell from the truck and damaged the bus. One of the concrete blocks landed on the seat of the driver through the driver’s side window of the bus barely missing the driver. The driver of the white truck continued driving without stopping to assess the damages, leaving behind several concrete blocks on the road side.

The Traffic Department is asking for driver of the white truck to come to the station or persons who were in the vicinity at the time of the accident to get in contact with Traffic Department as soon as possible by calling 542-2222 extension 241 or the Emergency Dispatch by dialing 911. (Sint Maarten Police Force)

Source: Souliga Newsday