Fatal accident in Blanchard
Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred on Thursday, June 9, 2016 about 4:35 p.m. in Blanchard, Desruisseaux.
Pickup truck registration number PD809 driven by Eldon Wilson of Anse-Ger, Micoud was travelling in a westerly direction when it ran off the Blanchard main road hitting 62-year-old George Willie, aka “Fwere George”, of Blanchard, Desruisseaux.
As a result of the accident, Willie sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene by a medical doctor.
This is the seventh fatal road accident for 2016.