Traffic Department investigating a pick-up truck and motorcycle accident on the L.B. Scott road
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Traffic Department investigating a pick-up truck and motorcycle accident on the L.B. Scott road

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The personnel of the Traffic Department are investigating a serious accident that took place on Sunday April 4th, 2021 about 2.45 pm on the crossing L.B. Scott road and the Flamboyant road.

Upon investigation into what transpired, it was discovered that the driver of a grey pick-up and the driver of a motorcycle were both travelling in the same direction from St Peters towards the Church-hill roundabout.

At a given moment, the driver of the pickup opted to turn left to enter onto Flamboyant road. At the very same time, the gray-pick-up was being overtaken by the rider of the motorcycle who collided with the front side the pick-up.  

Due to the collision the motorcycle rider received injuries to his face and back. He was treated at the scene by the personnel of the ambulance and later transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center.

The Traffic Department personnel could not do any investigation on the motorcycle involved in the accident, as unknown persons had removed the motorcycle from the scene of the collision prior to the arrival of patrols or Traffic Department. (KPSM)

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