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Bus flips in field

The Transport Board bus on its side after sliding off the road at Harrison’s St Lucy. Magna Springer saying that she is thankful to be alive after being pulled from a Transport bus after it ended up in a cane ground yesterday. Francina Brome, one of the injured, telling her story after the Transport Board bus in which she was travelling in slid off the road in St Lucy yesterday. Walter Lewis (centre), driver of the bus, interacting with Barbados Fire Service officials at the scene. (Pictures by Lennox Devonish.)

Sun, December 29, 2013 - 12:08 AM

Ten passengers in a Transport Board bus are thanking their lucky stars after the vehicle in which they were travelling ended up on its side in a canefield at Harrisons, St Lucy yesterday.

According to a police report, 45-year-old Walter Henderson Lewis, the driver, apparently lost control of the bus and it slid into a canefield and fell on its right side around 7:20 a.m

One passenger Tesha Norville, 32, of Northumberland, St Lucy, is said to have sustained a fractured right foot and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by ambulance.

The other nine passengers sustained minor injuries and were carried to the hospital and a polyclinic by a Transport Boad bus. (JS/PR)

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