UPDATE: Early morning St Peter accident claims one life

Investigations continue into a road fatality which occurred sometime around 5:35 this morning along Pleasant Hall Road, St Peter, at its junction with the Charles Duncan O’Neal Highway.

Two motorcars were involved in the accident which resulted in the death of 78-year-old Bentley DeCoursey Belgrave, a Barbadian who resides in the United States of America.

Belgrave was the passenger in a motor car being driven by his brother-in-law, 71-year-old Irvin Samuels of Boscobelle, St Peter.

The second car was being driven by 22-year-old Nayib Straker of Doughlin Village, St Andrew.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the motors cars were travelling in opposite direction along the road when they collided head-on at a corner.

Belgrave died at the scene of the accident.

Straker complained of pain to his neck and suffered several lacerations to his upper body while Samuels complained of pain to his chest, shoulder and right hip. He also suffered a laceration above his right eye.  They were both transported by ambulance to the QEH for medical attention.

The police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident or can provide any information to assist with their investigation to contact the District ‘E’ Police Station at telephone number 419-1730.

9 Responses to UPDATE: Early morning St Peter accident claims one life

  1. David Gibson
    David Gibson November 4, 2017 at 11:38 am

    Chaaaa so sad.

  2. Latoya Willoughby-Brathwaite
    Latoya Willoughby-Brathwaite November 4, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    Leah Michele

  3. Kim Gaskin
    Kim Gaskin November 4, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    Joy Ann… Emily… n e relation?

  4. Ashley Cox
    Ashley Cox November 4, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    Nadia Cox Joseph

  5. North poiint November 4, 2017 at 7:43 pm

    What a sad loss, RIP

  6. orlando November 4, 2017 at 10:40 pm

    i always meant to ask . can you reporters just say car instead of motorcar. lol. that sounds so back in the day,

  7. Saundra November 5, 2017 at 12:29 am

    May the gentleman R.I.P. This certainly is no time for petty comments.

  8. Richard Braithwaite
    Richard Braithwaite November 5, 2017 at 4:24 am

    Not again !

  9. Vera November 6, 2017 at 1:30 am

    On the behalf of Anthony and Damian Johnson and myself I send my condolences to the Samuel and Belgrave family .
    May Bentley RIP


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