Hit and run driver faces seven charges
A 43-year-old man has been arrested and now faces a total of seven charges – including driving without a valid driver’s licence – following yesterday’s hit and run accident, which occurred in Speightstown St Peter.
Derrick Sherland Nowell of Battaleys in the same parish is also charged with failing to stop at an accident; driving without due care and reasonable consideration; without tax; without insurance; failing to register a motor vehicle; and fraudulent use of number plates.
The accident has left 13-year-old Zawadi Gilkes, a student of the Alexandra School, nursing injuries.
Nowell is due to appear in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court today.