Published On: Sun, May 20th, 2018

Victims hurt in traffic accident

Police Report Accident W.J.A. Nisbeth Road 19052018

PHILIPSBURG — The Police traffic Department is presently investigating a serious traffic accident which took place on Saturday May 19th at approximately 11:20 p.m. on the Walter Nisbeth Road in the vicinity of the Central Bank.

The accident was between two private vehicles with license plate 8751AAC and P-2267. The driver of the 8751AAC making a left turn did not give the right of way to the oncoming traffic P-2267 heading in the direction of the Salt Pickers Round about causing the vehicles to collide head-on.

The occupants of the 8751AAC complained of pain in the neck while the driver of P-2267 suffered a broken right leg. All victims were taken by ambulance to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment. Both vehicles had severe damage.