Philipsburg, 11 March 2019
From: Chief Inspector R.V. HENSON
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
SUV crashes in to Food Truck
The Traffic Department is currently investigating a traffic accident which left three injured on Sunday 10th March at approximately 05:30 am. The accident took place on the Walter Nisbeth road.
The central dispatch received a phone call and immediately sent patrol and ambulance to the scene, where they found a vehicle, gold Honda SUV, travelling on the Walter Nisbeth road had crashed into a food truck. According to reports received from the traffic department the driver of the SUV was travelling at high speeds and l causing the driver to lose control and crash into the food truck. Three of the passengers suffered injures due to the crash. They were treated on the scene by paramedics and then taken to St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) for further treatment. The driver, who was the only occupant in the vehicle to have on his seatbelt, walked away without any injures.
The food truck was closed at the time of the accident. A traffic investigation is still currently on going to determine the actual cause of the accident. (see pictures attached)