Barbados has recorded its second road fatality for the year.
Dead is 35-year-old Alberto Fabrisco Samuel of Green Hill, St Michael, and formerly of Indian Ground, St Peter.
Preliminary investigations revealed that Samuel was the front seat passenger in a motor car being driven by 19-year-old Sara Gibson of Dodds Land, St Philip.
While travelling along Belle Gully Road, St Michael around 4 a.m. today, Gibson lost control of the vehicle and collided with a guard wall.
Samuel died at the scene while Gibson was transported to the QEH by ambulance. She suffered a broken left leg and complained of pain to her chest.
Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this accident or can provide any information to assist in their investigations to contact the District ‘A’ Police station at telephone 430-7242 or 430-7246.