DRIVER CHARGED – RE: SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT EAGLE HALL, ST. MICHAEL
Police arrested and charged Kelvin Hall 37 years of Airley Tenantry Road, Hinds Hill, St. Michael, for the below mentioned traffic offences in relation to the serious accident occurred about 5:20 am on Thursday January 9, 2014 on the junction at Eagle Hall, St. Michael, which resulted in the death of a passenger, George Anthony Blackman, 62 years of 7th Avenue, Harts Gap, Christ Church:
1. Dangerous driving;
2. Driving without due are and attention;
3. Driving without reasonable consideration; and
4. Failing to comply with traffic lights.
Hall was the driver of the minibus which collided with a Transport Board omnibus. The deceased was a passenger in the minibus at the time of the accident. Hall is expected to appear at the District A Magistrate Court on Friday 10th January 2014.
The body of the deceased was positively identified by family members at the scene.
Other agencies which attended the scene were the Barbados Fire Service, The Barbados Defence Force, the Disaster Emergency Management and the Roving Response Team.
- David Welch – Insp.