Fatal accident: Speeding driver jumps traffic light, crashes into cops at BV

The scene following the accident. (Photo: News Room/November 17,2023)

According to the police, the driver of the motor Jeep, after jumping the traffic light, lost control of his vehicle and struck Woman Constable Abel into motor car PAB 9932 which then collided with motor car PNN 8124.

The latter vehicle then spun and collided with Woman Inspector Castello and one of the drivers, Chris Allen, who were all flung into the air.

Woman Constable Abel landed about 20 feet away on the road surface with her left foot severed below the knee. Woman Inspector Castello and Allen landed on the southern grass parapet. They all received injuries on their bodies, while the motor Jeep turned turtle on the southern grass parapet.

The EMT was summoned and Woman Constable Abel was pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of the Jeep all received injuries and were escorted to Georgetown Public Hospital along with the Woman Inspector, where they are seeking medical attention at the Accident and Emergency Unit. The body of Woman Constable Abel was escorted to Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, awaiting  a Post-Mortem Examination

The scene was visited last night by Regional Commander 4‘C’ Assistant Commissioner Khali Pareshram and a team of Police ranks. Investigations continue.