Barbados has recorded its first road fatality for 2018.
The victim, who has not been identified by name, is said to be a 64-year-old pedestrian.
He was involved in an accident with a motorcar along Four Roads, St Philip, around 11:30 last night.
Preliminary investigations by police reveal that the deceased man was earlier involved in an accident without injuries, and was at the scene awaiting the arrival of a tow truck.
On arrival of the tow truck, the deceased proceeded to walk towards the truck and was struck by the motorcar, driven by 28-year-old Rico Clarke, of Lot 17A, Merricks, St Philip, which was travelling in the opposite direction.
The deceased suffered multiple injuries, and was transported to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance for medical attention. He later succumbed to his injuries.
Investigations are continuing.
Last year there were 28 road deaths recorded, compared to ten in 2016.
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