Riviere Noire: Hit And Run Involving A Police Officer

He was returning from Au Morne, where he had worked this afternoon, the police officer of 43 years old was in Black River, Thursday, May 19, when his motorcycle collided with a van that bifurcated in front of the policeman’s motorcycle in a roundabout. The driver of the van did not stop.

Seriously injured, the police officer, who lives in Glen Park, was taken to Victoria Hospital in Candos. He was admitted there.

An investigation was opened and the van was found later at La Balise Marina, in Black River. The driver, a resident of Au Morne aged 43, was arrested. He said he had not seen the accident and is unaware of it. He was subjected to an alcohol test which proved negative. He was then allowed to go home.