15-year-old boy dies in road accident

A 15-year-old boy is dead after he was knocked off his bike close to Barging Centre in Liberta.

The teenager is Antigua and Barbuda’s second road fatality for 2022.

On Thursday, Jan. 20 a 29-year-old woman residing in Yorks village was recorded as the country’s first road death for 2022.

According to police reports, she was walking from East to West on Friars Hill Road in the vicinity of Village Walk when she was struck by a car traveling in the opposite direction.

She was transported to the Sir Lester Bird Medical Center by the Emergency Medical Services, where she was later pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

The incident occurred around 5:45 am on Thursday 20, January 2022.

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