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Police investigating fatal traffic collision

by: - September 28, 2020
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The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is investigating a fatal traffic collision which occurred on Friday evening in Shyan, Pond Casse, about 8:30PM.

Deceased is Elouis Augustus Durand, male adult of Good Hope.

“Information received from public transportation service provider, Anton Joseph of Grand Fond, indicates that he was driving his Toyota bus, HE718, in an easterly direction on the Pond Casse road in an area called Shyan when the bus collided with an object he was not able to identify at the time,” a police report stated.

The report further indicates that the driver, Anton Joseph, stopped his vehicle and searched the area where he noticed the body of a male individual laying in the drain along the road.

In the report, Public Relations Officer for the CDPF, Inspector Simon Edwards said “The victim was transported to the Accident and Emergency Department of the Dominica-China Friendship Hospital where he was medically examined and officially pronounced dead by a medical doctor.”

“His remains were transferred to the Lyndhurst Funeral Home awaiting a postmortem examination.”

Investigations are ongoing.