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#1 The Nationalist

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 07:01 AM

A number of people have died. Anyone has any details?


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#2 Mama Dlo

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 07:22 AM

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#3 Sly.Maverick

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 07:27 AM

A number of people have died. Anyone has any details?

Slow down there, sir.

1 confirmed death. ~30 persons injured.

Let's not blow it out of proportion...

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#4 Kal-L

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 07:38 AM

What are the circumstances? Explosion? Minibus accident?


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 07:40 AM

What are the circumstances? Explosion? Minibus accident?

 

Accident between a Transport Board Bus and a Minibus.

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#6 Solidus

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 07:47 AM

I heard "many" on one station and "one" on another.

 

The initial news reports often conflict.


Time will tell.

 

It apparently is out by Mapps. Out there must be pandemonium all now dread.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:09 AM

Cha ... wet road this morning. Fender bender on the south had traffic backed up too. 


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:10 AM

It is pandemonium down there, you can't even get near Kew Road. It took me a good 15-mins off my regular pace with diversions. I hope there are no more fatalities.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:38 AM

The deceased is a 62-yr old man.

Identity being withheld until next of kin is notified.

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#10 Solidus

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:40 AM

Case in point. Earlier they stated it was a 37 year old man.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 08:45 AM

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 09:06 AM

From Nation News...

 

One person is dead and more than 12 injured, in an accident at Eagle Hall junction, St Michael between a Transport Board bus and a minibus.

Unconfirmed reports suggest the accident occured just after 5:30 a.m when the minibus, B55, travelling from Oistins to Speighstown, and BM54, travelling from Rock Hall to Bridgetown collided at the traffic lights.

The deceased is reported to have been a pedestrian while three of the seriously injured were in the back of the minibus.

The mass casualty response was mobilized and by 6:37 six ambulances, two fire tenders, the Defence Force, Roving Response team, members of the police including Special Services Unit were on the scene.

The injured were removed from the minibus, some after the fire service used the Jaws of Life to gain access to it, and were assessed under the mass casualty staging tent on the Rubis gas station compound.

The first ambulance left the scene for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at 7:05 a.m with the second following a minute later.

Meanwhile, police diverted traffic away from the scene. They were officers at Lower Bank Hall, Tudor Bridge, Eagle Hall near Sawh shop, on the Black Rock close to the Roman Catholic Church.

The diversion created major traffic woes for morning commuters as Eagle Hall and the adjoining roads are a major artery.

Scores of onlookers converged on the scene in this heavily populated area. More details as they come to hand. (SP)

 

 


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#13 Ric

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 09:11 AM

I passed lower Bank Hall a little after 8 and a policeman was directing traffic and after I saw the van parked in the road I figured they were probably carrying out an operation, didn't think accident at all. That is so unfortunate - someone ran the lights I'm assuming?


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#14 Kal-L

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 09:11 AM

That looks like the bus in IN Mapps?


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 09:17 AM

That looks like the bus in IN Mapps?

No. The bus only hit the corner of the wall that supports the railing which goes around the shop.


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 09:17 AM

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:10 AM

courtesy the Nation facebook page:
 

UPDATE: It has been confirmed while one man died at the scene of the accident in Eagle Hall, St Michael, 15 have been taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and 17 are being treated at a polyclinic. Five doctors led by Dr David Byer participated in the mass casualty response. We will continue to keep you informed.

 

 


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:37 AM

 
George Blackman, 62 died this morning at around 5am.....the accident involved a minibus and a transport board bus. One of the vehicles lost control because of the wet conditions. The deceased was at the wrong place at the wrong time unfortunately. 12 seriously injured and 20 others complaining of injuries. A mass casualty area has been set up near the scene to look after the injured.

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:38 AM

I figured he was a pedestrian


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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:39 AM

 

From Nation News...

 

One person is dead and more than 12 injured, in an accident at Eagle Hall junction, St Michael between a Transport Board bus and a minibus.

Unconfirmed reports suggest the accident occured just after 5:30 a.m when the minibus, B55, travelling from Oistins to Speighstown, and BM54, travelling from Rock Hall to Bridgetown collided at the traffic lights.

The deceased is reported to have been a pedestrian while three of the seriously injured were in the back of the minibus.

The mass casualty response was mobilized and by 6:37 six ambulances, two fire tenders, the Defence Force, Roving Response team, members of the police including Special Services Unit were on the scene.

The injured were removed from the minibus, some after the fire service used the Jaws of Life to gain access to it, and were assessed under the mass casualty staging tent on the Rubis gas station compound.

The first ambulance left the scene for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at 7:05 a.m with the second following a minute later.

Meanwhile, police diverted traffic away from the scene. They were officers at Lower Bank Hall, Tudor Bridge, Eagle Hall near Sawh shop, on the Black Rock close to the Roman Catholic Church.

The diversion created major traffic woes for morning commuters as Eagle Hall and the adjoining roads are a major artery.

Scores of onlookers converged on the scene in this heavily populated area. More details as they come to hand. (SP)

 

 

 


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