Published On: Mon, Aug 6th, 2018

Driver falls ill while driving and dies after colliding into Saltpickers roundabout

Accident Saltpickers Roundabout - 20180806

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Traffic Department is presently investigating a traffic accident which occurred on Monday, August 6th, at approximately 7.50am.

According to the report, the driver of a small Hyundai I-10 with license plate 368ZBG971 by the name of Cornel Scarborough (63) fell ill behind the steering wheel while driving on the Walter Nisbeth Road coming from the Freedom Fighter Roundabout. The driver at that point lost control of his vehicle and colliding head on into the Saltpickers roundabout. The victim lost consciousness and was treated on the scene by the paramedics however he died shortly afterwards. A medical doctor pronounced the death of the victim. The body of the victim was subsequently turned over to family members.


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