Driver charged over crash

| 24/04/2009

(CNS): Police said that a 24-year-old man will appear in court today (Friday 24 April) to face charges on various offences following a car crash which occurred in the early morning hours of Tuesday, 21 April when a car was ran off the road into a wall. Horatio Armant Hyman is charged with dangerous driving, leaving the scene of an accident, assault causing actual bodily harm, damage to property and carrying out a reckless and negligent act.

 

Hyman was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving following the crash which occurred on the Linford Pierson Highway in the vicinity of Halifax Road at around 3am. Police said that they and a team of medics responded to the scene following a 911 call reporting that a Honda Integra had collided with a wall. The second vehicle alleged to be involved in the crash had left the scene. Two of the men who were travelling in the Honda were taken to hospital by medics and a third passenger attended hospital and on his own but all three have since been released.

Following investigations by the Traffic Management Unit the 24-year-old man who was driving the car which left the scene was arrested later. Police also learned that the two drivers had been involved in an earlier dispute which occurred at the rear parking lot of LI Lounge. Police were alerted to a report of a fight taking place at around 2.25am.

Anyone who witnessed an altercation taking place behind the nightclub or the traffic crash on Linford Pierson Highway is asked to contact the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6245 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000 should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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