Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Car flips after collision with minibus in Christ Church

Police are investigating a road collision that occurred around 9:20 a.m. along Welches Road at its junction with Hythe Gardens, Christ Church.

The car was being driven by 83-year-old Mark Millington of Newton, Christ Church, while the driver of the minibus was 66-year-old Albert Hollingsworth of Brittons Hill, St. Michael. 

According to police, the car struck an embankment and overturned and Millington had to be freed from the vehicle by personnel from the Barbados Fire Service. He complained of pain to the right leg, hands and his head and was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment. He is currently listed as stable.

No injuries were reported by the occupants of the minibus.

Rumours had circulated earlier in the day that someone had died in the accident; however, this was refuted by police in a preliminary statement.

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