MARIGOT:— A motorcycle rider is ibn critical condition as he is transported to the Louis Constant Fleming Hospital. The motorcycle rider got into an accident in the vicinity of Artsen Gas Station in Hameau Du Pond. He was hit by a Nissan Murano jeep bearing the license plate M-1020. Shortly after the accident the motorcycle burst into flames. Quick action employees of the gas station assisted in putting out the flames. The injured biker was given first aid care on the scene of the accident while in critical condition. So far the identity of the accident victim is not known.
A press release from the Gendarmerie states despite the intervention of firefighters and the SAMU, the victim, in his forties, died as a result of his injuries.
According to the first information gathered, the driver, wearing a helmet, was driving at high speed between the lines of cars and violently hit a car that was changing direction.
An inquiry entrusted to the brigade of Marigot was opened to determine the exact causes of this tragedy. “
Source: St. Martin News Network http://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/29183-motor-cycle-accident-died-from-injuries-updated.html