Thursday 2 July, 2020

UPDATE: Pedestrian dies after being struck by motorcycle

UPDATE: Sunday May 27, 2018 7:00 pm 

52-year-old pedestrian, Ricardo Stuart, who was struck by a motorcycle on Saturday has passed away.  

The resident of Lower Burney, St. Michael suffered serious head injuries when he was struck by a motorcycle while on a pedestrian crossing.  

He succumbed to his injuries at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) about 11:10 am today.  

Meanwhile the motor cyclist Renaldo Goodman 29 years of #1 Glebe Land, St. George. Remains in a stable condition admitted to the Q.E. H. 


ORIGINAL POST: Sunday May 27, 2018 9:30 am 

As Barbadians continue to mourn the passing of loved ones from recent accidents, the Royal Barbados Police Force reports that more persons have been injured as a result of a crash at almost midnight.

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a road traffic accident resulting in serious injuries to two males. 

It occurred about 11:55 pm yesterday, along the Barrow Section of the A.B.C Highway at the traffic lights located at Mount Friendship, St. Michael. Involved were the motorcycle registration number G1305 owned and driven by Renaldo Goodman, 29 years of Glebe Land, St. George and pedestrian Ricardo Stuart, 52 years, of Lower Burney, St. Michael.

The motorcyclist was travelling from Pine Hill towards the J. T. C Ramsay (Bussa) roundabout. On reaching the area of the traffic lights two motor cars were stationary one in each lane, at the said time the pedestrian was crossing and was struck by the motorcyclist. The motorcycle then mounted the jersey barrier and ended up on the other side of the carriageway provided for vehicles travelling in the opposite direction.

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As a result, Renaldo Goodman the driver of the motorcycle sustained a fractured left forearm and multiple abrasions to his face and abdomen. Pedestrian Ricardo Stuart suffered head injuries, lacerations to his abdomen and a fractured left foot.

The motorcycle was extensively damaged.

They were both transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. Police will continue to monitor their medical condition as our investigations continue.

Anyone who witnessed this accident is encouraged to contact District ‘A’ Police Station at 430-7242/7246.


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