Philipsburg: On Wednesday, December 21 2016, at approximately 01.45 am a fatal car accident took place at the intersection of the Hulda B. Richardson/Oyster Pond/Bishop Hill roads. The driver, a 56 year old male with initials C.S.T. born in Suriname was traveling in a beige colored 2012 Suzuki Vitara P-8938, on the Hulda B. Richardson Road where the driver apparently lost control of his vehicle, ran off the road resulting in the vehicle landing on its left side. The Fire Department was called in for assistance to cut parts away from the vehicle in order to get the victim out. Attempts by the paramedics to resuscitate him failed and at approximately 02.50 am the driver of the SUV was pronounced dead on the scene by the doctor on call. His body was later transported by staff of the Emerald Funeral Home to their facility.
The investigation conducted by the Traffic Department concluded that there were no other vehicles involved in this fatality.