Young child dies in traffic accident

The Police Traffic Department is presently investigating a fatal traffic accident of a almost three year old boy child which took place on Saturday August 20th 2016 at approximately 09.30 a.m. in front of the main building of the Princess Juliana International Airport. At the time of the accident the child was crossing the street and was struck fatally by an AVIS shuttle bus. The accident scene which attracted the attention of many persons was immediately closed off for the Traffic Department to question potential witnesses and for the Forensic Department to collect evidence. Dr. Mercuur arrived on the scene shortly after and pronounced the death of the victim. Parents of the victim and the drivers of the vehicle are all being questioned in connection with investigation. No arrests have been made thus far in the investigation.