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Police investigating ‘hit and run’ accident in Bibby’s Lane


Police investigating ‘hit and run’ accident in Bibby’s Lane

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Police are investigating a hit and run accident in Bibby’s Lane, St Michael yesterday in which a pedestrian was hit and then run over by a sports utility vehicle (SUV).

According to the press release from the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), the accident took place sometime after 6:00 pm, on Sunday March 11th, resulting in serious injuries to the pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a 45-year-old St. Michael man, was walking along the road on the left side, when he was struck from behind by a green Suzuki Vitara motor van, which ran over him in the process, as the driver drove away without stopping. The licence plate of the vehicle is unknown.

The pedestrian received multiple injuries to the body and was transported to the QEH by ambulance for medical attention. His condition is listed as relatively stable.

Investigations are continuing. The RBPF is appealing to to anyone who may have witnessed this accident or can provide any information to assist them in the investigation by contacting the District ‘A’ Police station at telephone 430-7242 or 430-7246.