Nevis has recorded its first road fatality for the island and the federation for 2020.
The VONNEWSLINE understand that one of the individuals who was involved in the singular vehicle traffic accident on January 1st, 2020 has succumbed to her injuries nine days following the incident.
Melissa Lawrence of Newcastle Village, Nevis passed away on the afternoon of Friday 10th January, at the Alexandra Hospital, Nevis.
This media house spoke to Superintendent of the Nevis Division of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force about the next steps that will be taken in the ongoing investigations due to this turn of events.
We questioned the Superintendent about the eventuality that the death is due to injuries sustained in the accident and what will be the Force’s course of action?
But what penalties can be meted out in such a case?