A ST MICHAEL MAN is lucky to be alive after a serious midday accident yesterday.
Police reports state that Dario Herbert, a 25-year-old resident of Madison Terrace, Deacons, was travelling along the Lancaster, St James section of the Ronald Mapp Highway when his vehicle ran off the road by Pitcher Gully.
The DAILY NATION understands Herbert is an employee of Servall Inc. and was heading towards a job at the Barbados Wildlife Reserve in St Peter.
Police said initial investigations revealed he received injuries to his back and both legs and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. The Barbados Fire Service assisted in extricating Herbert from the mangled wreck.
Passers-by expressed shock over the accident as the van was skewered by the metal barrier on the driver’s side. (CA)