Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force, family and friends of Station Sargeant Clifford Sherlock Bridgeman have been receiving counselling on the heels of the tragic death of their loved one.

Bridgeman, an officer with 27 years of experience, perished following a five-vehicle collision at the junction of Edgecumbe Hill and Carrington Road, St Philip around 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Four persons – Acting Station Sargeant Orville Lovell, 60, of Carmichael, St George, Eric Thorpe, 79, of Ealing Park, Christ Church, Rondell Broomes, 38, of Emerald Park East, St Philip and Mario Blackett, 29, of Greenwich, St James – were injured in the accident. They have all been discharged from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after receiving medical treatment.

The driver of one of the cars, Tre Murray, 23, of Spring Hall, St Lucy is currently assisting police with investigations into the accident.

16 Responses to

  1. Cynthia Blackman
    Cynthia Blackman March 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    May he continue to Rest in Peace

  2. Karen Wharton
    Karen Wharton March 27, 2017 at 6:35 pm


  3. Shanny Chandler
    Shanny Chandler March 27, 2017 at 6:38 pm


  4. Kim Smith
    Kim Smith March 27, 2017 at 6:41 pm


  5. Gail Agard Wallace
    Gail Agard Wallace March 27, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    What a sad day and days ahead.
    Is this proof enough yet that people drive like crazy idiots.??? SLOW DOWN?

  6. Jahlisa Diamond
    Jahlisa Diamond March 27, 2017 at 6:56 pm

    Sorry he is dead, he was a good policeman, I know him, Rest In Peace

  7. Carlos O
    Carlos O'Brien March 27, 2017 at 7:21 pm

    Tre may you be “holding some hand ” while you in Police custody . I wish your inner organs well amidst all the belly searching that should be occurring all like now.

  8. Wavenay Joyann
    Wavenay Joyann March 27, 2017 at 7:21 pm

    Rest in peace Sherlock good man gone too soon condolences to his family and friends

  9. Viterose Van huis March 27, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Only God’s mercy there are more accidents in Barbados. Folk drive without respect for the narrow curving road. The donkey card lanes.

  10. Elaine Vanhuis
    Elaine Vanhuis March 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Only God’s mercy there are more accidents in Barbados. Folk drive without respect for the narrow curving road. The donkey card lanes.

  11. Gale Powers
    Gale Powers March 27, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    My condolences

  12. Alex Alleyne March 27, 2017 at 8:47 pm

    First word in court to this guy for the harm he has done. “YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE WILL BE TAKEN AWAY FOR LIFE”. You will not be allowed to drive in Barbados ever again. now let get on to the seriousness you caused.

  13. Allison Cooper
    Allison Cooper March 27, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    Rest In Peace my friend
    He was a good man

  14. Cheryl M Wiltshire
    Cheryl M Wiltshire March 27, 2017 at 9:40 pm

    RIP. My condolences to his family.
    And, thank you for your service

  15. jm March 28, 2017 at 10:18 am

    Can someone at least advocate for the dead office and see to it that the young man who caused this accident gets put in jail.


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