FATALITY AND MASS CASUALTIES AT BOTH ST PHILIP & ST JOHN

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Troy Ricardo Ifill, 35 years, of Cutting Road, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, who was the driver of a motor car which was involved in an accident with a Transport Board motor omnibus driven by Eric Haynes, 53 years. This accident occurred along Lemon Arbor Road, St. John about 5.00 pm on Saturday February 8, 2014. Ifill died at the scene.

{IMAGE VIA - simplerlife.com} A mass casualty call out was instituted, 29 people, including the bus driver complained of various types of injuries. Six (6) of the most serious were transported to the QEH by ambulances. 16 was discharged at the scene, the remainder were taken to the QEH by a Transport Board motor omnibus.

{IMAGE VIA - simplerlife.com} A mass casualty call out was instituted, 29 people, including the bus driver complained of various types of injuries. Six (6) of the most serious were transported to the QEH by ambulances. 16 was discharged at the scene, the remainder were taken to the QEH by a Transport Board motor omnibus.

Other agencies to respond were:

  • Doctors from the QEH led by Dr. D. Byer;
  • The Ambulance service;
  • Barbados Defence Force;
  • Department of Emergency Management;
  • Barbados Fire Service;
  • Roving Response team.

Investigations are continuing.

MASS CASUALTY AT WINDSOR, ST PHILIP

A serious accident occurred at Windsor Road, St Philip near the junction with Brighton and Lower Greys, about 6.10 pm on Saturday February 8, 2014, resulting in a mass casualty call out.

The accident involved 3 vehicles:

  • A motor van which was driven by George Smith, 61 years of Ruby Park, St. Philip;
  • A minibus which was driven by Ricardo Browne, 41 years of Cutting Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael; and
  • A motorcar which was driven by David West, 75 years of Searles Plantation, Christ Church. His passenger was his wife Ann Marie West, 71 years. She was taken to the QEH.

The minibus overturned, twenty-five (25) persons complained of various types of injuries. Six (6) of the most serious were transported to the QEH by ambulances, 9 were discharged at the scene, and the remainder to QEH by bus.

Other agencies to respond were:

  • Doctors from the QEH led by Dr. Thani;
  • Private and BDF ambulance services;
  • Barbados Defence Force;
  • Department of Emergency Management;
  • Barbados Fire Service;
  • Roving Response team.

Investigations are continuing into the two accidents.

  • David Welch; Insp.

RBPF’s P.R.O

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