St. Vincent and the Grenadines has recorded its first road fatality of 2023.
According to an official release, police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident that occurred in Bequia on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, that claimed the life of a sixty-three year old American citizen who resided in Bequia.
Reports are that a white Daihatsu motor vehicle driven Mrs. Elizabeth Watt-Sampson was traveling along the Spring, Industrial Estate public road to Port Elizabeth when it went over an embankment.
Mrs. Watt-Sampson succumbed to injuries sustained in the accident.
The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force’s official release stated that a post mortem examination is expected to be carried out on the body to ascertain the exact cause of death.
Watt-Sampson’s death marks the first road fatality for the year 2023.