Young man dies in scooter accident

MARIGOT–A young St. Martiner lost his life and another was seriously injured in an accident between two scooters in Agrément around 3:10pm Thursday, the Gendarmerie confirmed.

Despite rapid response by a Gendarmerie patrol and emergency responders, a 20-year-old man died at the scene. Two seriously injured persons were found on the ground when emergency services arrived, but one could not be saved. The other victim was transported to Louis-Constant Fleming Hospital in serious condition.

The preliminary investigation indicated a violent head-on collision had occurred between the two scooters. It was not mentioned whether the two victims were wearing crash helmets.

Source: The Daily Herald