PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The traffic department of Sint Maarten is presently investigating a traffic accident involving vehicle and scooter. The incident took place on Thursday midday January 16th about 12.00 pm on the Coralita road.
According to the report, the male victim was riding on a Yamaha X-max black scooter with number plate MF-13 on the Coralita road direction Betty’s Estate.
While overtaking a few cars on the Coralita road, the driver of the scooter rider lost control and collided with a vehicle with license-plate P-8431 who was indicating turning.
As a result of the collision the rider of the scooter suffered head injuries and contusions to his body. He was treated at the scene by the personnel of the ambulance and transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment. The rider at the time of the accident was not wearing a helmet.