FRENCH ST. MARTIN — On January 30, at approximately 10:00pm Ricardo “Pika” Mackenzie was in a motorcycle accident where two scooters collided. Mackenzie suffered critical injuries, and was flown – in a coma – to Guadeloupe for further treatment.
On his Facebook page, friends and families asked the public to pray for his recovery. A fundraising event was also held to help pay for Mackenzie’s medical expenses.
According to one of his Facebook friends, the day of the fundraising was also to be a day of traffic awareness, and the consequences of NOT wearing helmets.
However, on Thursday, April 7, in Guadeloupe Mackenzie succumbed to his injuries. Mackenzie, also known as “Pika” was a well-known person in the French Quarter community.
According to 721news records, he becomes the second road fatality for this year on French St. Martin.
Posted by Chelle Glascow on Sunday, April 10, 2016