UPDATE: Police investigating fatal “Hit and run”



COLE BAY, Sint Maarten — The Police traffic department is asking the general public for assistance in the fatal “hit and run traffic incident which took place early Saturday morning on Union road Cole Bay in front of ACE Mega Center.

This is where the victim identified with initials R.F. was fatally struck by a still unknown vehicle. The driver of this vehicle did not stay on the scene and continued their way in the direction of Marigot, French Side and has not yet been located.

The vehicle should have quite some damage due to the impact. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by a medical doctor.

The police are asking anyone who has seen what happened or have any information regarding the vehicle or the driver to immediately get in contact with the Police Traffic Department by dialing +1721-54-22222 ext. 240/241/242 or # 911.

Cole Bay, Sint Maarten – The Traffic Department is busy investigating a hit and run that occurred this morning at approximately 5:00am on Union Road in Cole Bay.

An unknown vehicle travelling at high speed knocked down a male pedestrian, who was walking on the side of the road. The accident occurred across from ACE Mega Center.

The car was going towards the Marigot border when for unknown reasons, the driver knocked down the pedestrian.

Roy “Bobba” Flanders (34)

The victim has been identified by a family member as Roy “Bobba” Flanders (34).

Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed this accident to contact the Traffic Police at the Philipsburg police station or call 542-2222 and ask for the Traffic Department.

As soon as more details come in 721news will update this story.



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