Saturday, April 20, 2024

15 injured in Charles Rowe bridge smash-up

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Fifteen people were injured when a Transport Board bus collided with a car at the intersection of Charles Rowe Bridge and Salters Link Road, St George this morning.It is reported that the accident which occurred around 9:20 am, involved a Transport Board bus driven by Rodney Alleyne and a green Hyundai Sanatra being steered by Jeffery Edwards.The Hyundai was being towed by a red jeep driven by Malvin Williams traveling from Salters Link Road. Williams managed to escape the impact but Edwards’ vehicle was hit.However, all three drivers were unharmed.According to a police official, 15 passengers on the bus were injured, two seriously but not life threatening. They were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment.The mass casualty situation saw personnel from the Royal Barbados Police Force, Barbados Defense Force, the Ambulance services, Department of Emergency Management and the Fire services department responding. (MM)

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