|Police Briefs: Truck crashes into Graceway IGA complex|
|Thursday, 07 April 2011 11:06|
A woman driving a pickup truck crashed into the Graceway IGA complex early Sunday, April 3, causing extensive damage and sending her to the hospital.
Police said the accident occurred at approximately 1:05 a.m. near the roundabout near the IGA on Leeward Highway.
A Nissan Titan truck struck the wall of Graceway Plaza complex causing extensive damage. The driver had to be extricated and was taken to the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre.
Dr. Attila Boszik, an orthopedic surgeon, said the woman “has injuries to her leg, chin and a lung contusion and was admitted to the general ward were her condition is now described as both stable and comfortable.
“The patient will remain under observation and, if all goes as expected, she is likely to be discharged on Thursday of this week.”
The cause of the collision in under investigation.
Police seize 1 pound of pot, cash during traffic stop
Police found one pound of marijuana and a quantity of cash after stopping a car on Millennium Highway on Saturday, April 2.
The two male subjects in the car were arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply.
Two cars collide on Leeward Highway near Long Bay
A two-vehicle collision April 2 near the Miniature Golf Club on Leeward Highway sent drivers of both vehicles to the hospital.
Man arrested at airport for threatening statement
A man was arrested March 30 for making a statement to a security officer “which potentially threatened the security of the airport and the travelling public,” police said.
The man was arrested under the Aviation Security and Piracy (Overseas Territories) Order, questioned and granted bail. Police are still investigating.
“The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force and the Airport Authority take any comments that threaten the security of our airports and the travelling public very seriously and will take the appropriate actions to ensure that these matters are investigated fully and persons responsible for matters of this nature are held accountable for their actions,” police said.
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