Medical student killed in St Lucia road carnage

CASTRIES, St Lucia, Monday February 10, 2014, CMC – A 25-year-old medical student lost his life and his schoolmate is in stable condition following a motor vehicle accident on the St Jude’s Highway in the southern town of Vieux Fort on Saturday.

Dead is Omotayo ‘Tayo’ Morrison of Toronto, Canada. Maninder ‘Mani’ Kaur, 24, a US citizen, has been admitted to hospital with serious head injuries.

Both were student doctors at Spartan Health Sciences University in Vieux Fort where they also resided.

The police report that the two were walking along the St Jude’s Highway on Saturday morning when they were hit by a vehicle driven by Caleb Antoine, 26, of La Ressource, Vieux Fort.

Morrison succumbed to head injuries on Saturday, while Kaur remains in stable condition.

The driver of the vehicle has been detained for questioning. Click here to receive free news bulletins via email from Caribbean360. (View sample)