Abaco police investigating traffic fatality

Abaco police investigating traffic fatality

Abaco police are investigating a traffic fatality that claimed the life of a male early Thursday (June 6) morning.

Assistant Superintendent of Police and Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Terecita Pinder provided information on several matters on Thursday (June 6).

Reports are that on Thursday, June 6 shortly after 6:00 a.m., police were called to Forrest Drive, Abaco, where a black Mazda vehicle and a red and black Honda motorcycle were involved in a head on collision. The driver of the motorcycle, a 35-year-old male of Abaco died at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the Mazda, both residents of Marsh Harbour, Abaco, were taken to the Marsh Harbour Medical Centre with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers from the Traffic Division in Grand Bahama traveled to Abaco to assist with this investigation.

Meanwhile, diligent police work by officers of the Abaco District, also resulted in the capture of three suspects, who held up and robbed a female while in the Treasure Cay area.

Reports are that on Wednesday (June 5) shortly after 10:00 a.m., an armed culprit while in the Treasure Cay area, held up and robbed a female of her handbag that contained personal items before fleeing the area in a dark coloured vehicle.

Officers of the Abaco District, acting on information proceeded to the Farm Road and Sand Bank area, where they arrested two male suspects and recovered a dark coloured vehicle and the victim’s handbag along with personal items. Later officers arrested a female suspect and recovered a .22 pistol with three rounds of ammunition.

Investigations continue and the three suspects are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court early next week.

The RBPF continues to appeal to anyone with information regarding any crime, no matter how small or insignificant the tip may seem, to anonymously call police at 919 or crime stoppers at 328-tips (8477) New Providence or 1-242-300-8477 for the Family Islands or the Central Detective Unit at 350-3106/12.

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