The oldest victim was 44-year-old Shawn Anderson Blackman of Fairview in Christ Church who died in hospital three days after being involved in a collision with a minibus. He was struck on May Day and police issued a public appeal to identify him.
President of the BRSA, Sharmaine Roland-Bowen, commenting on the number of road deaths for 2019, said it was good to see the numbers declining.
The road safety advocate said with the implementation of Breathalyzer testing from January 2020, police will be better equipped to investigate the cause of accidents and work to keep the roads of Barbados safe for all.
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