Reports are that the driver, Johnson Bannis, was on his way to Castle Bruce with two other passengers when he allegedly lost control of the vehicle which ran off the road and plunged into a valley.
Dead is 30-year-old Kelvin Toussaint, a passenger on the vehicle. The other passenger, Keron Robin, along with the driver, sustained serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
Meanwhile, police have confirmed that another accident occurred on the Newtown highway at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday.
The accident, a collision of a bus and a motorcycle, occurred near the All Nations Bar. While the bus driver sustained minor injuries, the motorcyclist, a 17-year-old, received life threatening injuries and is being treated at the Princess Margaret Hospital.
Dominica News Online will continue to provide you with updates on these situations, as they become available.