Traffic department personnel were investigating several traffic incident in which persons were injured .
One particularly serious incident had occurred on January 18, 2023 around 4:50 p.m. when Central Dispatch received a report of a traffic accident that had taken place on the Oyterpond road in which a scooter rider was injured.
Officers and ambulance personnel were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival at the scene the incident involved a traffic accident involving a black Hyundai Accent and a blue Piaggio scooter.
Subsequent investigation revealed that the scooter rider was hopping lost control of his scooter drifted to the left side of the road and struck the black Accent who was coming from the opposite direction. At one point police started looking for the driver of the black Hyundai accent but he was no longer at the scene.
At the same time personnel from the ambulance rendered first aid to the scooter rider and transferred him late to the SMMC.
Some time later during the day the driver of the Black Hyundai accent presented himself to the traffic department and gave an account of why he ran away from the scene of the accident.
It turned out after the accident had happened, friends of the rider of the blue scooter who were with him on their motorcycles assaulted the driver, causing him to flee the scene.
There was noticeable swelling on the face of the driver of the black accent. After being questioned regarding the accident, the driver was urged to press charges.