Two people died in a motor vehicle collision over the weekend.
“The collision occurred on the Edward Oliver Leblanc highway where it merges with Charles avenue in the vicinity of the building housing the Dominica Banana Marketing Corporation (DBMC) about 9:30pm on Saturday, 10th of august 2019,” police inspector Pellham Jno. Baptiste said in a report.
He continued, “The collision involved motor vehicle registration number PO952, owned and being driven at the time 38- year old Delano Dane Mcintyre of Fond Canie and motorcycle registration number PE589 owned by Kevin James and at the time was ridden by 30 year old Stephan Jean-Jacques of Tarish pit with 30 year old Nadia Nicolas of Tarish Pit as the pillion rider.”
According to Jno Baptiste, at the time of the collision, motorcycle registration number PE589 was travelling northwards on the Edward Oliver Leblanc Highway while motor vehicle registration number PO952 was turning into the Edward Oliver Leblanc Highway from Charles Avenue.
The riders of the motorcycle sustained injuries and were transported to the Accident and Emergency Department of Princess Margret Hospital (PMH) where they were medically examined and were officially pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
Investigations are ongoing.
Dominica News Online (DNO) joins the Dominica Police Force in expressing condolences to family and friends of both deceased.