The man believed to be at the helm of a watercraft involved in an early morning fatal crash that claimed the life of 24-year-old Adrian Hassell, is today listed in stable condition on a general ward at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

The 30-year-old man, believed to be from Smith’s Parish was initially treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

Meanwhile, 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