Renewed Appeal: New Year’s Day Fatal Boat Crash Investigation

Thu, 2019-01-03

At last check this morning (January 3rd) the injured 30 year old man said to be from Smith’s parish – and believed to be the operator of the powerboat involved in the early morning New Year’s Day crash that claimed the life of 24 year old Mr. Adrian Hassell – was recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital, after initially being treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

The investigation continues and the investigating officer is renewing the appeal for anyone who may have seen or spoken to Mr. Hassell on the evening of December 31st (New Year’s Eve) – particularly at City of Hamilton establishments Dog House or Pickled Onion on Front Street – as well as anyone who may have seen or spoken to the friends he was with that night.

Persons with relevant information are asked to please call Acting Sergeant Mark Procter on 717-2077 or to make contact via his e-mail