ON Wednesday, September 6, 2023, about 8:40 a.m., the Dennery Police Station received a report of a collision involving an ambulance at Hospital Road, Dennery. The officers proceeded to the scene of the accident to provide assistance.
Upon arrival at the scene, the police officers observed that an ambulance had veered off the road, down a slight slope and collided with a house. The ambulance’s front end was lodged into the house’s concrete wall, leaving the driver confined within the front section of the vehicle. Initial efforts to rescue the driver from the vehicle were unsuccessful.
Preliminary investigations revealed that, when the collision occurred, the ambulance was conveying a patient, namely Aubrey William, a seventy-nine-year-old resident of Denierre Riviere, Dennery, to the Dennery Hospital accompanied by his daughter; four persons were on-board, including the ambulance driver.
The operator of the ambulance was eventually rescued, and was conveyed to the Dennery Hospital for medical treatment and is reported to be in a stable condition. The two other occupants who sustained injuries were conveyed to medical facilities for care and are reported to be in a stable condition as well.
Aubrey William later succumbed to his injuries, and was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner.
Investigations into this matter are ongoing.