Scooter rider injured during accident

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Police Traffic Department is presently investigating a serious traffic accident which took place on Friday April 15th at approximately 07.50 a.m. on the Walter Nisbet road in the vicinity of the “Yellow Building” (VROMI).

The accident was between a scooter rider and a SUV. The investigation showed that the scooter rider was overtaking a long line of cars coming from the direction of the Prins Bernard Bridge while the driver of the SUV was making a left turn on to the Walter Nisbet road.

As a result of the impact the scooter rider landed under the front of the SUV injuring one of his legs severely.

He was treated on the scene and then transported to the Sint Maarten Medical center for further treatment and where he remains for observation.

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