PHILIPSBURG–A man died Tuesday morning in an accident on Little Bay Road.
A preliminary police investigation showed that a taxi driver had been turning left into Divi Little Bay Beach Resort at the same moment the rider of a scooter, who was behind the vehicle, lost control of his bike and crashed into the guard rail on the side of the road.
Police and paramedics were present but the rider of the scooter, a white male believed to be in his late 20s or early 30s was pronounced dead at the scene. He had suffered severe head trauma. At the time of the impact the rider was wearing a helmet. The body has been confiscated for further investigation.
Up to press time the identity of the victim had not yet been established.
The scene of the accident had been closed off, leading to severe traffic disruptions from Great Bay…
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