Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Worker hurt in car accident


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A ST MICHAEL man was struck by a car yesterday afternoon as he left his workplace. He suffered a broken leg.Eyewitness George Thompson said both he and his friend Adrian Jordan, of Upper Goodland, had just left the Old Trees guest house in Paynes Bay, St James, about 12:25 p.m., when the accident occurred.“I stayed and talked with him right through, and got towels to cover him from the rain. He did well; as an ex-soldier he knew pain and never fainted,” Thompson said.Police from Holetown Station and two ambulances, one from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and another from Island Care, arrived on the scene about 1:10 p.m.Both Jordan and driver David Celius of North Close, Wildey, St Michael, were taken away by ambulance for treatment. Celius suffered shock.


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