20TH NOVEMBER 2017
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (Kyss FM) – Police have disclosed the details of two serious accidents over the weekend which left one person dead and two others injured.
At about 1:40am on Saturday, a traffic accident occurred along Wellington Road in the vicinity of Flow’s grounds.
Pastor Mark Hodge of Sandy Point and his van P9838, an SUV PA5711, which is owned by Scenic Railway, but was being driven by Christopher True, and another SUV PB496, which is owned by Neysa Baker-Tyson of Old Road.
According to police, Pastor Hodge and Baker-Tyson’s vehicles were parked on the western side slightly on the road facing South.
Pastor Hodge was standing next to his van, while the SUV owned by the Scenic Railway was travelling north along Wellington Road.
When the SUV reached the vicinity of Flow’s grounds, it collided with Pastor Hodge and the front bumper of his van, which then caused the rear bumper to collide with the front bumper of Baker-Tyson’s SUV.
Pastor Hodge was transported to the Joseph N. France (JNF) Hospital by the Emergency Medical Service (EMS), but succumbed to his injuries.
Christopher True, the driver of PA5711 is now in police custody and is assisting with investigations.
Meanwhile, another serious traffic accident, also along Wellington Road, was reported at about 2:50am on Saturday, this time in the vicinity of the St. Kitts Co-operative Credit Union.
It involved motorcar PB981, which was being driven by Cyndee Anslyn also of Ottleys, and and SUV P925, which was being driven by its owner Burnette Levine of Canada Estate.
P925 was travelling North along Wellington Road. PB981 came out of a junction from Bladens and turned South onto Wellington Road when both vehicles collided. Both drivers were transported to the JNF Hospital and were treated for their injuries.