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Man escapes serious injury in accident


Due to the quick action of medic Patrick Rollock, 26-year-old Nico Beckles walked away from an accident this morning, which could have turned out much differently.

Beckles was driving a white Toyota Corolla when his car stuck an Adopt-A-Post sign on the ABC Highway in Warrens, St Michael around 10:30 a.m today.

The car, in which Beckles was the lone occupant, overturned into the ditch, where it landed on its side against some rocks.

Rollock, who is also a taxi driver, was on a job and passed the scene shortly after the accident occurred. He stopped and assisted Beckles, who escaped with just a few scratches and bruises, from the vehicle.

When a Barbados TODAY team visited the scene, Beckles was still visibly shaken, but appeared to be ok. (DB)


6 Responses to Man escapes serious injury in accident

  1. Tony Webster September 18, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Shud be a law against such road-side signs striking vehicles.

  2. Hope Bless
    Hope Bless September 18, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    Thank God

  3. jrsmith September 18, 2015 at 1:55 pm

    @, Tony,W, hail, hail, a group of 8 bajans were together you made us laugh. our take , lots of people in Barbados just cannot drive, how did they get they licence.

    So simple , continuous vehicle stop check, and search would save the lives of lots of bajans, recover lots of stolen property, drugs, guns , stolen vehicles, villains on the run, drivers without full licences, uninsured vehicles, unroadworthy vehicles and drivers ban from driving if this happen in bim.

  4. Rosalind Eastmond
    Rosalind Eastmond September 18, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    God is Good…
    My Friend , You have a Lot to thank God for .

  5. jrsmith September 19, 2015 at 4:57 am

    What is wrong with you people in Barbados, you all are not really concern with the serious problems of ,people dieing , getting seriously injured in vehicle accidents, all you do is thank god, for what I don’t know , this is the easy way out , most black people chooses, this continuous cycle of madness ,someone needs to do something. its not going to be god, its the people who are driving the vehicles, its the lack of management .

  6. Observer September 19, 2015 at 7:55 am

    Driving habits in barbados is ridiculous ,drivers need to slow down every body in a hurry to cover the 166 square miles in 15 minutes


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