Police confirm 16-month old Italian boy died in Trafalgar Accident re visiting cruise ship passengers
Police have confirmed the death of a 16-month old Italian child following a vehicular accident at Trafalgar on January 28, 2016. According to Police reports, Eduardo Antoniazzi, was pronounced dead at the Accident and Emergency department of the Princess Margaret Hospital. Antoiniazzi arrived in Dominica aboard the cruise liner MSC Orchestra with his parents and was among a team of seven passengers who were travelling to the Trafalgar falls on Toyota Bus HE597 when the driver, Randolph Xavier, allegedly lost control of the vehicle.
Police PRO, Sergeant Pelham Jno Baptiste, says all passengers sustained injuries. The mother of the deceased infant is presently at the Intensive Care Unit while the driver has been admitted to the Alford ward of the PMH.
Meanwhile, a statement from the ship indicated that they were on a shore visit, when the accident occurred.
The ship’s statement informed that at least four of the guests were back on the ship by Thursday afternoon.
The seven guests directly involved in the accident were five Italian and two Brazilian nationals. They were on their way to an on-shore visit, which they had independently booked through a third party.
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