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One suffers minor injuries after vehicular accident

by: - October 9, 2018
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The Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force is investigating  a minor road traffic collision which occurred at 09:30 am on Monday 08 October 2018 on the EO LeBlanc Highway in the vicinity of Valley Engineering Auto Parts Shop.

According to a release by Mr. Edwards the accident  involved Bus registration number HB234 owned and driven by Valentine Alfred male adult of 12 Street Canefield, Bus registration number HE196 owned and driven by Julius Toussaint male adult of St. Joseph and Motor Scooter registration number PT150 with Jahaiah Shillingford as rider.

Bus registration number HB234 was travelling North on the highway when the driver steered the bus to the right to the center divider of the road to wait on a passenger who needed to embark.

The rider and scooter were also travelling north when he decided to overtake the bus on the right side thus colliding with the front right door of the bus. The impact caused the scooter to veer and hit bus registration number HE196 which was travelling in the opposite direction southward in the East lane.

The rider was thrown off the scooter and dragged Northward about 30 feet. He was transported to the A and E Department of the Princess Margaret Hospital where he was attended to and discharged the same day. The rider’s injuries were minor.