Police have revealed the identity of the victim of Wednesday night’s road fatality, which occurred along St Martins Road, St Philip, at its junction with Harlington Road around 10:20 p.m.
He is 68-year-old Wilton McAndrew of Suttle Street, St Michael, and formerly of St Martins, St Philip.
Brathwaite was reportedly attempting to cross the road when he was struck by a minibus driven by 43-year-old Shawn of McClean Road, Silver Sands, Christ Church. The victim was rushed to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance where he later succumbed to his injuries.
As investigations continue into the matter, police are asking anyone who witnessed this accident to contact the District ‘C’ Police Station at telephone 416-8200, or 416-8201.
Brathwaite’s death brings to 19 the total number of lives lost on the island’s roads so far this year, compared to ten for all of last year.