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90-y-o Woman Ran Over By Motor Car After Stepping into its Path
A senior citizen of St Elizabeth died from injuries which she sustained after reportedly walking into the path of a motorcar in the parish on Friday.
Reports from the police are that about 7:30 a.m., Ida Barnes, 90, of Gazeland in the Nain area of the parish, was hit by a motorcar along the Lititz main road, about 500 metres from the Gazeland Square.
The car was being driven towards Downs by a 48-year-old teacher of the Gazeland community when Barnes reportedly walked into the path of the vehicle and was hit.
She received injuries and was taken to the Mandeville Regional Hospital by the driver of the motorcar, but succumbed to her injuries just after 10:00 a.m.
The Nain police are investigating the incident.