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Man dies almost a week after traffic fatality

A traffic fatality in Grand Bahama has left a man dead after succumbing to his injuries almost a week later.

Baretta S. Bootle, 38, of Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock died at the Rand Memorial Hospital on Friday shortly before 8:00 a.m. after battling injuries for almost a week.

On Tuesday around 10:00 p.m., police were called to a traffic accident that occurred in the area of East Sunrise Highway near Sergeant Major Road.

The accident involved a silver Nissan Sentra with one male driver who collided into a concrete utility pole in the center median.

The driver was extricated from his vehicle by the use of the Jaws of Life and was transported by EMS personnel transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

An investigation into this matter is ongoing.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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