From: Acting head of communication Department
Inspector E.S Josepha
Philipsburg, August 3rd 2021
Serious accident on Airport Road Sunday afternoon
The Police Traffic Department investigating a traffic accident that occurred on Airport Road on Sunday, 1 August 2021. The driver suffered a minor injury and was treated at the scene by paramedics.
Police received several calls around 6:00pm about a car that had flipped over some 600 meters after the Maho roundabout.
Several police patrols and ambulance personnel found a dark colored 2012 Hyundai Elantra with license plate P-2175 on its side against the fence of Princess Juliana International Airport.
A preliminary investigation found that the vehicle was travelling at high speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a light pole, and some palm trees along the road. The vehicle rolled over and crashed into the fence. The vehicle was severely damaged.
This investigation is ongoing.
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