UPDATE-13 hurt as ZR overturns in St Thomas
Six people – including a woman who was said to be in critical condition – were rushed to hospital last night, after the ZR they were travelling in overturned in St Thomas, leaving a total of 13 passengers injured.
The victims complained mostly of pain to their extremities, along with chest and abdominal injury.
However, the woman, whose identity was being withheld, is now listed as a “red patient”. She was reportedly trapped under ZR61 after it overturned at the corner of Strong Hope, St Thomas, near Proute.
Head of the Emergency Ambulance Service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Dr David Byer reported that of the 13 who suffered injuries, six were taken to hospital, including the ZR driver — 32-year-old Anthony Graham of Ellerton, St George,
Two of the passengers opted not to be treated, while five were treated on the scene and discharged, he told Barbados TODAY.
It was not immediately clear what the public service vehicle, which is a Wanstead, St Michael, Route 3, was doing carrying passengers along St Thomas.,