Three-vehicle smash up

Police were forced to divert traffic away from the Waterford, St Michael area, following a three-vehicle smash up in the area this afternoon.

A police SUV and two motor cars were involved in the accident which occurred around 4:15 p.m. along Waterford Bottom in the vicinity of the Clyde Walcott Roundabout.

The police SUV was driven by 53-year-old Acting Inspector Winston Goddard, who is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Department, Oistins Police Station, while the motor cars were being driven by 48-year-old Basil Brathwaite of Fernihurst, Black Rock, St Michael, and 69-year-old Richford Drakes of Eden Lodge, St Michael.

Goddard and Brathwaite both complained of pain to the shoulder and back, while Drakes suffered minor abrasions to his face.

Goddard was transported by ambulance to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital while Brathwaite and Drakes opted to seek private medical attention.


7 Responses to Three-vehicle smash up

  1. Peggy Stoute Morin
    Peggy Stoute Morin May 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Only groups making money in Barbados appear to be auto shops and funeral parlors.

  2. M.m. Cumberbatch
    M.m. Cumberbatch May 10, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    People wont learn to hold their lanes. Then again people know they no markings and just drive all over.

  3. Peter May 10, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    With all due respect Barbados Today, That was NOT a three vehicle smash up It was a simple three vehicles (plural there) collision. As your details come to hand, you will see that someone was overtaking in that roundabout. The one on the outside or left lane is usually in the wrong. Stick to News you can trust……

  4. Matthew Furby Dan Spooner
    Matthew Furby Dan Spooner May 10, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    Anudda police jeep down

  5. Observer May 10, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    There was no overtaking, the green car had a problem and slammed into the other 2 vehicles that were just waiting in the line of traffic.

  6. truful May 10, 2017 at 10:03 pm

    Police vehicles under pressure.Hope insurance acts swiftly.

  7. Ossie Moore May 11, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    Somebody took the souse bowl off the table and decided to run away with it


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