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Seven injured in two accidents

NATASHA BECKLES, [email protected]

Seven injured in two accidents

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Police are investigating two accidents in St Peter which left seven people injured.

The first occurred around 9:50 p.m., on Sunday along Bakers Road, St Peter.

It involved a car driven by 67-year-old Neville Corbin of Eden Lodge, St Michael, and another driven by 27-year-old Emile Phillips of Lowlands, St Lucy.

Corbin sustained a broken nose and complained of pain to his head, chest, abdomen, and pelvis. He was extricated from his vehicle by personnel from the Barbados Fire Service who used the Jaws of Life.

Phillips complained of pain to the chest and left forearm.

They were both transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. 

Three fire tenders and seven fire officers under the command of Station Officer Trevor Cadogan responded to the scene of the accident.

The second accident involving a car and a truck occurred around 5:20 a.m. today along Road View, St Peter.

The car was being driven by Rhawn Henley-Cox, 31, of Inch Marlow, Christ Church while 24-year-old Jamar Boyce of Bourbon, St Lucy drove the truck. 

Henley-Cox complained of pain to his right wrist and ankle while his 28-year-old female passenger complained of pain in her right elbow and left knee.

Boyce received cuts to face and reported pain in his left eye and back, whilst his 42-year-old, and 28-year-old male passengers complained of pain to the knee and chest, respectively.

Boyce and his 28-year-old passenger were both transported to the QEH by ambulance while the other injured persons opted to seek private medical attention.  (PR/NB)