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Pensioner killed inPetit Valley collision

Friday, December 8, 2017

A 57-year-old Petit Valley man was questioned and released yesterday following an accident which claimed the life of pensioner Etta Reid.

According to police, the driver was heading south along the Diego Martin Highway around 5.15 am, when on nearing the traffic lights at Four Roads and Morne Coco Road, he collided with 66-year-old Reid.

The driver of the gold-coloured Nissan B13 stopped and tried to help. However, Reid died before an ambulance arrived.

Police said the driver said he swerved to avoid hitting a man who was crossing on the opposite side of the road and struck Reid.

Police warned pedestrians not to dart across highways and where available use walkovers and pedestrian assisted crossing lights.