Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Cyril James, consequent to a vehicular accident which occurred on Monday, October 30, 2017, about 4:30 p.m. at Victoria, Choiseul, near the Ravineau Gap.
Cyril James, a 52-year-old resident of Morne Jacques, Choiseul, was one of four persons on a pick-up van which overturned after encountering mechanical difficulties. He sustained serious injuries during the incident and was conveyed to the St. Jude Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner. A post mortem examination was scheduled for Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
This incident brings the number of road fatalities recorded for the year to 15.