PHILIPSBURG:— A female victim with initials K.H.S. was hit by a motorbike while attempting to cross the Walter Nisbeth road, on Thursday 21st of February.
According to reports from the Traffic department, cars heading in both directions stopped to allow the victim to cross but three motorbikes speeding pass did not take heed. The victim managed to escape being hit by the first two bikes and was hit by the third. The driver of the motorbike continued riding in the direction of the Prince Bernard Bridge after hitting the victim.
The victim sustained bruises to various parts of her body. Paramedics were called to the scene to treat the victim for bruises she sustained; she was transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment.
The St. Maarten Police Traffic Department is still investigating the accident and hopes to arrest the person responsible soon. As this investigation continues, the police are asking those persons who were in the vicinity at the time of the accident and can provide more information, to get in contact with Traffic Department as soon as possible by calling 54-22222, the TIP line 9300 or send a private message via our police Facebook page.
KPSM Press Release.
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