A traffic accident in the White Gate area, in St. Kitts is being investigated.
A communique from the Police Force says, the incident occurred close to 8 a.m. on Sunday Oct. 27th and involved a pedestrian and motor jeep G-150, which is owned by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and was being driven by Officer Marlon Raymond.
The circumstances are that G-150 was travelling from St. Paul’s to Dieppe Bay along the road running through the White Gate area, when the vehicle in front stopped suddenly.
The Officer then lost control of the motor jeep and collided with Tyrique Browne of St. Paul’s, who was walking along the grass on the side of the road, then collided with a tree.
Officer Raymond and Browne were taken to the Pogson Medical Centre in Sandy Point and the JNF Hospital respectively. Browne sustained a number of injuries including a broken arm. He is warded in a stable condition. Officer Raymond was treated for his injuries and discharged.