October 2nd 2017
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (KYSS) – A young basketball player from Sandy Point lost his life in a deadly multiple vehicle accident on Sunday night.
19-year old Seccada Garroden, a passenger in one of the three vehicles involved in the smash up, was pronounced dead at about 11:30pm by the District Medical Officer.
Other passengers in the three vehicles were transported to the Joseph N. France hospital to receive treatment for injuries sustained in the crash.
Police have confirmed that the accident which occurred near Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine at about 10:26pm, involved a passenger bus HA413, motor car P4795 and an SUV P5904.
The passenger bus and motor car were traveling from Basseterre while the SUV was traveling in the opposite direction.
Photographs circulated on social media shortly after the incident showed in graphic detail the carnage at the scene of the accident.
District “B” police officers this afternoon confirmed that an investigation into the deadly crash is ongoing.
Police also revealed that the driver of the SUV has been taken into custody in connection with the matter but did not what charges, if any, have been laid.