Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (Picture Courtesy: Facebook)

Royal Saint Lucia Police Force investigate vehicular collision

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Castries, Saint Lucia: The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) informed the general public that the investigation into the fatal vehicular collision at Micoud is still ongoing.

The Police Force shared the preliminary information about the incident and outlined that the Honda CRV veered off the road and collided with a stationary vehicle. As per the reports by Force, the driver of the car was identified as Franzie Augustin, a thirty-one-year-old resident of High Street Dennery.

According to the reports shared by the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, the collision was so impactful that it resulted in the overturning of the vehicle of Franzie Augustine. The members of RSLPF engaged in the incident have stated that the cause of the accident was the high velocity of the Honda CRV.

The Police Force further outlined that Franzie Augustine died because of the injuries he got during the accident. Reportedly, the vehicle was destroyed completely because of the high intensity of the accident.

During this accident, Augustine was accompanied by three other people who sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The co-passengers of the Augustine are receiving aid at the nearby medical centre. According to the reports, they are recovering at a fast pace, and their condition is stable.

Along with this, the Police Force of Saint Lucia has appealed to the general public to be cautious so that road accidents and tragedies can be prevented. It also mentioned that the general public must follow basic traffic rules to avoid harm to themselves and the public on the road.

“We urge you to prioritize road safety and drive responsibly. Remember, your actions behind the wheel have a direct impact on the lives of others. By following traffic rules, maintaining safe speeds, and avoiding distractions, you can help create a safer environment for everyone. Stay safe and drive responsibly,” the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force mentioned through their official Facebook account.

The Police Force has further expressed grief and condolence towards the family and friends of the driver who lost his life in this fatal accident.

Locals of Saint Lucia also came forward to express their concern about road accidents, which cause danger to the locals walking or riding on the streets.