Crash victim is named

The 22-year-old man who died after a crash on Victoria Avenue last night has been named as Vitor Dinarte Fernandes.

The scene of the fatal crash on Victoria Avenue last night - Picture: David Ferguson
The scene of the fatal crash on Victoria Avenue last night - Picture: David Ferguson

The 22-year-old man who died after a crash on Victoria Avenue last night has been named as Vitor Dinarte Fernandes.

Two other people are currently in the General Hopsital being treated for injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

The crash involving two vehicles happened near to the First Tower junction at around 10 pm.

The man who died was treated at the scene and at the Accident and Emergency Department but died shortly afterwards. His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers from the States of Jersey Police.

The two other people currently being treated in hospital are a 47-year-old woman and 18-year-old man.

A man aged in his 20s was arrested a short time after the accident on suspicion of dangerous driving. He was due to be interviewed today.

Victoria Avenue was closed to traffic while the police investigated. They are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 612612 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.