UPDATE: Mass casualty in Black Rock

At least 13 persons are reported to be injured following an accident in Black Rock.

An accident along Black Rock, St Michael this morning has left many persons nursing injuries.

While police could not provide many details about that accident, public relations officer with the Force, Inspector Roland Cobbler, said that the accident occurred between a minibus and a car.

Emergency services are on the scene. More details to come. 

UPDATE:  Police have provided more information on the accident his morning. 

Inspector Cobbler told Loop News that police are carrying out investigations into the accident: 

"We are conducting investigations surrounding the circumstances of an accident with injuries, which resulted in a mass casualty response being activated.

"This occurred about 10 minutes pass six on today's date, along Black Rock Main Road, opposite the Terrific Tiles outlet involving a minibus and a motor lorry. 

"The minibus was being driven by a 47-year-old male, he received lacerations to his forehead and his arms. The driver of the lorry, he is 68-years-old - he received multiple fractures and is listed in critical but stable condition - he has gone off to the QEH by ambulance. 

"A total of 18 people were injured - 16 of those persons were passengers among the minibus. They are currently being treated on the scene."

"Mass casualty response included two fire tenders, four ambulances, three doctors and personnel from the Barbados Defence Force."

This collision was one of many reported for the morning, including one where a child was struck by a car in Sturges, Saint Thomas and another where a motorcyclist and a motor van were involved in an accident on the ABC Highway.