Police have confirmed reports that three people have been killed in two fatal road accidents.
Police Public Relations Officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss told Barbados TODAY the first accident occurred at the Belle, St Michael, about 150 metres away from the Norman Niles roundabout at 5:55 p.m.
As a result, a 45-year-old male lost his life after the vehicle in which he was travelling crashed.
Inniss said the driver, a 37-year-old male, lost control of his red Toyota sports utility vehicle and ended up in a tree, killing the front seat passenger.
Both the driver and his rear seat passenger – a 40 year-old female – survived, but had to rushed to hospital for medical treatment.
A section of the Belle Road was cordoned off as a result of the accident.
The second fatal accident occurred around 6:50 p.m. along Foursquare Road, St Philip, involving motor vehicle owned and driven by a 48-year-old male and a motorcycle ridden by a male, who was accompanied by a male pillion rider.