RSCNPF investigating Saddlers traffic fatality

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BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -– The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) is investigating a road fatality that occurred in Saddlers on September 12.

The accident involved motor truck P8191 owned and being driven by Vincent Richards of Cayon and motorcycle P9391. owned and driven by O’Neil Doyling of Saddlers.

At about 4:40 p.m., Richards was traveling along the Island Main Road from Saddlers to St. Paul’s. When he got in the vicinity of the public bath, Doyling came out of a side road by the bath in front of the truck and continued driving. Richards swerved and lost control of the vehicle which caused it to run into a nearby shed and flip on its side. Jimmy Jules of St. Paul’s, who was a passenger on the back of the truck, was flung from the vehicle.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jules was pronounced dead on the scene by the District Medical Officer. Four other passengers and Richards were taken to the JNF General Hospital via ambulance.

Maverick Morris of St. Paul’s sustained a broken arm. Morris was treated and discharged along with Richards and one other passenger. Akimba Francis of St. Paul’s and Omar Browne of Dieppe Bay remain warded at the hospital with bruises about their bodies.

The RSCNPF is looking for Doyling to assist with the investigation into the matter which is ongoing. He is asked to report to the Dieppe Bay Police Station or the nearest Police Station.

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