UPDATE-Road fatality on Spring Garden

Following this morning’s fatal accident on Spring Garden, the body of the victim, 44 year old Rosean Moore of Danesbury, Black Rock, St Michael was removed from the scene around noon. Moore, a pedestrian, died on the spot after she was struck by a gray Toyota Corolla motor car while walking just outside the desalination plant.

A recent image of victim Rosean Moore
Rosean Moore in her prime
Roseann Moore
A recent image of the victim Rosean Moore

 

Her mother Carrol subsequently identified her body. With tears streaming down her eyes, the mother told Barbados TODAY that Moore, a Jehovah Witness, was at the time about to embark on her usual Saturday morning door to door missionary work.

Mother of the victim Carrol Moore after identifying her daughter's body.
Mother of the victim Carrol Moore after identifying her daughter’s body.

 

Lawmen had closed off a section of the road near Brighton following the 8:45 a.m. accident. That busy section of the highway has since reopened.

In a release this afternoon, police confirmed that the car was driven by 72 year old Adolf Mayers.

Lawmen also said that their investigations revealed that Moore was walking on the left shoulder of the roadway, heading in the direction of Bridgetown when she was struck by the car, travelling in the same direction.

Investigations are continuing.
Below are pictures from the scene of this morning’s deadly accident.

The victim's sister Julianne comforts their mother.
The victim’s sister Julianne comforts their mother.
Family members, including brother Steve (centre), were visibly distraught.
Family members, including brother Steve (centre), were visibly distraught.
These family members found it hard to come to term with the grim news.
These family members found it hard to come to term with the grim news.
Sister Julianne Moore breaks down at the scene.
Sister Julianne Moore breaks down at the scene.
A large crowd of onlookers gathered at the scene.
A large crowd of onlookers gathered at the scene.

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