Fatal Accident in Pottersville

Samuel Alie, better known as Blanc is dead after a fatal accident near Public works on August 11th.

The Traffic Department is conducting investigations into the accident which occurred on the Goodwill Public Road, in the vicinity of the Public Works Co-operation about 6 am that day.

Following the impact the security guard lay motionless on the street, which attracted a number of onlookers curious to catch a glimpse of the deceased.

Mr. Alie sustained multiple injuries to his body and was transported to the Accident and Emergency Department, by the Fire and Ambulance Services and was pronounced dead upon arrival by a medical practitioner.

An eyewitness says that the driver of the SUV, Layne Royer, a Customs Officer, was travelling at a high rate of speed on the wrong side of the highway, while travelling to Roseau.

Mr. Royer who also was injured in the accident was treated at the Princess Margaret Hospital and later discharged.

A number of police officers from the C.I.D cordoned off the crime scene area while taking pictures for their investigations into the fatal accident.

Pictures from the scene after the accident

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