Police investigating accident on Crossing of Welfare Road and Windsor Road in Cole Bay

July 6, 2023 4:50 pm

The Sint-Maarten Police Force (KPSM) Traffic Department is currently conducting an investigation into a serious accident that occurred at the intersection of Welfare Road and Windsor Road on June 5th, 2023, at approximately 19:30.

Preliminary findings reveal that a white Hyundai I-10 vehicle was traveling on Windsor Road, approaching the intersection with Welfare Road. Simultaneously, a beige Hyundai Tucson was proceeding on Welfare Road, heading towards the Kruithoff roundabout. Unfortunately, the driver of the I-10 failed to yield the right-of-way to Tucson and proceeded onto Welfare Road, leading to a severe collision.

Both vehicles involved in the accident sustained significant damage as a result of the collision. The driver of the I-10 had to be extricated from the vehicle by personnel from the Fire Department. Fortunately, the driver of the I-10 only sustained minor injuries to their leg and received immediate medical attention from the Ambulance personnel present at the scene.

The Traffic Department of the Sint Maarten Police Force continues to investigate this incident.
The Sint Maarten Police Force urges all motorists to exercise caution and adhere to traffic regulations, ensuring the safety of all road users.