PHILIPSBURG:— The Police traffic is presently investigating a traffic accident which took place on Friday January 29th at approximately 11.55 p.m. in which a female tourist was injured. The accident took place on the Billy Folly road in the vicinity of Hollywood Casino. The female victim from the United States with initials P.J.U was walking from the direction of the casino and crossed the street towards the Flamingo Hotel. At the same time the driver of an SUV with license plate 551ZB971 who did not pay attention reversed and struck the victim.
The victim fell to the ground and suffered a broken leg and lost several teeth in her mouth. She was treated on the scene by paramedics and then taken to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment. The driver of the vehicle was brought in for questioning.
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Source: St. Martin News Network Tourist struck and injured by vehicle.