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UWI saddened at traffic accident involving students

The management and staff at The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus are shaken and saddened at the recent road traffic accident involving seven students, a number of whom suffered injuries. In a statement Saturday afternoon, Chelston Lovell from the university’s office of public information said the injured students are in stable condition […]

UPDATE: Seven UWI students injured in accident

Seven University of the West Indies (UWI) students were injured in an accident Friday night. Around 11:15 p.m., police were called to University Hill, St Michael for reports of a collision involving a Mitsubishi van, registration T3251, owned and driven by George Marshall, 57, of Sturges, St Thomas. Police say Marshall was travelling east  when […]

Update: Several people injured in accident outside UWI

Seven University of the West Indies students, believed to be non-nationals, were injured when a vehicle ran off the road just outside the Cave Hill Campus, emergency personnel said. Two of the seven were reportedly seriously injured. Eyewitnesses said there was a loud crash and piercing screams when the incident occurred just after 11 p.m. […]

Several people injured in accident outside UWI

Police and emergency personnel are on the scene of what appears to be a mass casualty just outside the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus. Several people, believed to be students,  have been injured after a vehicle ran off the road.   UWI Principal Professor Eudine Barriteau and scores of students are at […]

Update: Woodbourne accident – teen in stable condition

A 16-year-old female injured in an accident at Woodbourne, St Philip last night remains in a stable condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, police have said. The Graydon Sealy student was struck by a motor van travelling towards Six Roads, St Philip around 7 p.m. The driver was overtaking another vehicle when the girl was […]

Ethiopian Airlines: ‘Clear similarities’ with Indonesia crash

BBC – Flight data from the Ethiopian Airlines disaster a week ago suggest “clear similarities” with a crash off Indonesia last October, Ethiopia’s transport minister has said. Both planes were Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Last Sunday the Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board. Transport Minister […]

Man injured in accident at Oistins

Police are continuing investigations into an accident, which left a pedestrian nursing multiple injuries resulting from a collision involving a route taxi around 9:30 last night. Lawmen say Andy Parris, 62, of Silver Hill, Christ Church was walking along Oistins main road, just opposite the Silver Fox Arcade, in the same parish, when he was […]

HAITI-Three killed, several wounded during pre-Carnival celebration

At least three people including a police officer were killed and several others injured during separate incidents during pre-Carnival activities, the National Police of Haiti (PNH) reported on Tuesday. PNH deputy spokesman, Inspector Gary Desrosiers, said that during the pre-Carnival activities in Port-au-Prince, on Sunday: two people were killed shot and killed including the policeman. […]

Barbados records second road fatality

Barbados has recorded its second road fatality for 2019. Police reported on Saturday that 30-year-old Hamal Amal Lamar Phillips of Jackson Terrace, Stage 2, St Michael, was injured in an accident which occurred along Black Rock Main Road on Monday January 21 around 12:12 p.m. Phillips was the owner of motorcycle ME9157, while the other […]

Three vehicle accident on Tweedside Road

One person was reportedly injured in a three vehicle accident at Tweedside Road, St Michael today. The accident involved an ambulance and two other vehicles.

Family mourns for Mario Peters

Gail Peters is trying to be strong for her family. But being strong is difficult after losing your 24-year-old son. In Bayville, St Michael, at the family home of the late Mario Peters, scores of family members and close friends gathered to lend support to his grieving parents, Junior and Gail Peters, who were forced […]

Barbados records first road fatality for 2019

Barbados has recorded its first road fatality for 2019. Mario Peters, who was involved in a serious accident with his motor cycle on Bay Street Road, near Harbour Lights, on Friday, January 3, succumbed to his injuries on Sunday. Peters had been hospitalized at the QEH since the accident. He was 24 years old.

Minor injuries reported after serious accident

Police are investigating an accident with injuries which occurred around 2 a.m. along Edgehill, Main Road, St Thomas, on Sunday. A mini bus, registration number B110, owned by Abdea Patel, was badly damaged and the driver Gregg Clinkett, 31, of Marshall and Parkinson Gap, Fairfield, St Michael, complained of shoulder and foot pain. Clinkett reported […]

Prince Philip unhurt in crash

The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash while driving near the Queen’s Sandringham estate, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip, 97, was not injured in the accident, which happened as he drove a Range Rover out of a driveway onto the A149 shortly before 15:00 GMT. Buckingham Palace said the crash […]

Serious accident in Belleville; road impassable

Police are conducting investigations into a serious accident at George Street, St Michael. As a result the road is currently impassable and only access to local traffic will be allowed. Motorist wishing the access the Bellville area are asked to do so from Pine Road. All other vehicular traffic also wishing to use this area […]

Accident in The City

Police are on the scene of an accident at River Road, The City, involving a motorcyclist. More details as it comes to hand.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital following accident

A motorcyclist was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital this afternoon following an accident at Bay Street, near the entrance of Habour Lights, the Royal Barbados Police Force has reported. Acting Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Michael Blackman said the accident occurred about 4:10p.m on Friday. It involved the motorcycle, driven by Mario Peters of […]