(SNO) — A woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Bridge Street, Castries in the early hours of Thursday, December 26 (Boxing Day), according to the St. Lucia Fire Department.
The woman, who is about 30 years old, was injured after a Toyota Noah ran in the back of a Toyota Belta in which she was travelling, emergency sources said.
The Belta ran off the road as a result of the impact, while the Noah ended up in a ditch close to the intersection of Bridge Street, emergency personnel said.
Sources said the driver of the Noah, who allegedly attempted to flee the scene, was caught and handed over to the police after getting a medical checkup.
Meanwhile, the woman from the Belta motor car complained of hip pain and was transported to Victoria Hospital by ambulance in stable condition.
The St. Lucia Fire Department responded to the accident at 1:26 am.