**UPDATE**: Woman dies in early morning road accident 

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POLICE UPDATE:

Driver of a Blue I-10 lost her life in a tragic accident on the A.J C Brouwers road on early Thursday morning.

COLE BAY, Sint Maarten — Police Central Dispatch KPSM received several calls on Thursday morning around 04.30 am of a traffic accident in which a lady was believed to have lost her life on A.J.C Brouwers road.

Several police patrols and personnel from the ambulance Fire Department and traffic department were directed to the scene.

According to the preliminary investigation, it appears that the driver of I-10 was driving downhill towards the Kruithoff roundabout while at the same time a Blue Bus was heading uphill towards Harold-Jack.

At a certain point, it appeared that the driver of the I-01 lost control and crashed into the bus, which consequently rolled onto its side along the road. The I-01 later ended up on the other side of the road. The driver was later removed from the vehicle by personnel of the Fire department and subsequently administered first aid by ambulance. It later emerged that the driver of the I-10 with the initials M.S.J had passed away on the scene.

The other two victims who were in the bus, received treatment on the scene and were later transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center.Their injuries are not life threatening.

The Sint Maarten Police Force would like to express condolences to the family and
friends of the deceased. This investigation is still ongoing.

 

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Mariel Stayci JOSE (30)

COLE BAY, Sint Maarten — A woman has lost her life in a traffic accident that occurred in the vicinity of the Kruythoff Roundabout around 4:45am, today, Thursday. Two other people, travelling in a another vehicle, are seriously injured.

According to information gathered by our newsroom, the driver of a Hyundai i10 with licence plate M-816 was heading down A.J.C. Brouwers Road toward the roundabout when for unknown reason she lost control of her vehicle and hit the van BUS-250.

The hard impact between the two vehicles resulted in serious injuries, especially to the woman driver causing the loss of life.

The Traffic Department of the Police Force of St. Maarten KPSM is investigating this accident with a road fatality.

Our newsroom understands that the deceased woman hails from the Dominican Republic community residing on St. Maarten.

721news expresses condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the deceased.

Further updates will follow soon as the police release more information.