On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, the Traffic Unit of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, responded to a report of a vehicular collision at Ravine Poisson, Castries.
On arrival, officers were informed that three male occupants of a motorcar were reportedly injured following a collision into an electrical pole along the roadside. They were escorted to the Victoria Hospital for medical attention.
On Thursday, February 6, 2020, one of the occupants, Hemish John, a resident of Marigot, succumbed due to his injuries. The two other males have since been discharged from the hospital having received medical treatment.
A post mortem examination is scheduled for a subsequent date.
This was the fourth recorded road fatality for the year 2020.