UPDATE: Abaco traffic fatality

Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic accident that has left one man dead and several persons with serious injuries.

Reports confirm that on Monday around 3:00 p.m. a serious traffic accident occurred on Earnest Dean Highway in the area of Cherokee Road, involving a silver 2004 Kia Rio and a black Dodge Caliber.

Both vehicles were extensively damaged and all of the occupants received injuries.

Two of five persons were treated at the Marsh Harbor Medical Clinic and later discharged.

The other three were airlifted to New Providence.

The two remaining persons are still in hospital receiving medical attention.

Both are listed in serious condition.