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One man seriously injured in early morning accident


The accident which occurred at Brereton, St Philip this morning

One person is reportedly in serious condition at the Queen Elizabeth hospital after being involved in an accident this morning.

The accident, which took place around 8:30 this morning at Brereton, St Philip, involved a Barbados Water Authority truck and a motor car.


Fire officials quickly responded to the accident

Two tenders under the command of acting Divisional Officer Gordon Boxill and Station Officer Mervin Mayers, responded to the scene which attracted a crowd of curious onlookers.

10 Responses to One man seriously injured in early morning accident

  1. jrsmith August 8, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Here we go again , another smash up. My take and I will always say this , cars in Barbados are not road worthy. you never see an accident where the vehicles are not a write off, what the hell the insurance companies and the police are doing to put in place ideas to stop this madness.
    Again the vehicles are not road worthy…
    Drivers on they cell phones…
    Drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
    Unfit driver who hasn’t pass a test.
    Or bajans just cannot drive.

  2. Pat Burrowes Speede Puckerin
    Pat Burrowes Speede Puckerin August 8, 2015 at 4:36 pm

    Wow, thank God no one died.

  3. Maria Leclair
    Maria Leclair August 8, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    The accident shouldn’t be of a surprise, the fact that no one got killed should be because accidents like this have been a regular occurrence for the past year that I know of.

  4. dave August 8, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    ‘their’ (dere) cell phones not they (day) cell phones
    if you pronounce it correctly you will conquer it.

  5. dwayne jordan August 9, 2015 at 8:51 am

    Right there where the gray car is, is a sm side rd which leads onto the main,,its a semi blind turn onto road from said gap,(you can only see about 25ft down the rd) Any vehicle heading in the direction the water truck is facing(east) at a fair speed is not easily seen from a motorist exiting the gap until it gets 25ft away. MTW need to go to every junction in the island where motorist cannot see down the rd bc of obstructions(cut rocks,bush trees, guard walls,fences, hedges, business signs, parked vehicles) and fix them immediately.

  6. dwayne jordan August 9, 2015 at 8:59 am

    In barbados there are many many winding roads and steep corners,,sometimes the road is wet and a motorist tries to execute a corner way to fast and skids out.


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