Two fatalities per month so far – Careless Barbadians concern Police
Alston Jordan, 68 years of Newcastle, St. John, died at the QEH today, Friday June 2011, of injuries received in an accident.
An accident with serious injuries occurred about 16:55 hours on 2011-05-19 along Newcastle Road, Saint John. Involved were motor car J-138 driven by Alston Jordan of Newcastle, Saint John and motor van J-1220 driven by Lionel Belgrave, 65 years of Applegrove, Black Rock, Saint Michael.
The driver of J-138 was trapped in his vehicle and was extricated using the “Jaws of Life” equipment of the Fire Service. The driver of J-1220 complained of pain in his right leg while his front seat passenger Corey Nurse, 23 years of Venture #3, Saint John complained of pain to his right hip, right shoulder, neck and forehead. They were all transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulances to seek medical attention.
- David Welch – Inspector
RBPF Public Relations Officer