Rodney Weekes, of Marley Vale, St. Philip died this evening after being involved in an early morning crash at Ashbury, St. George.
Weekes, said to be in his 50s, was driving a car when it and a Transport Board bus collided around 7:50 a.m. He was taken to hospital in an unconscious state, while his passenger, Michael Blackett, 51, also of Marley Vale, suffered cuts about the body.
Speaking with Barbados TODAY at the accident scene, Sergeant Roland Cobbler said the bus was transporting 46 students to the Grantley Adams Memorial Secondary School. He said that 20 people on board the bus, including the driver, 57-year-old Lionel Jones of Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, complained of pains. They were treated at the scene by three doctors from the QEH.
The car was extensively damaged while the bus received minimal damage. (KC) (Photo by Christoff Griffith)