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Man airlifted to Nassau following Freak Accident in Governor’s Harbour
admin on 25 June, 2010
(Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera) - The Bay Front at Governor’s Harbour was the
scene of what appeared to be a freak accident, which left one man injured and
others badly shaken.
At about 9:55 am on Thursday June 25th, police were informed of the accident
that occurred on the main road going north out of Governor’s Harbour, just
prior to reaching the Levy Clinic.
Tony Gierzewski, of Governor’s Harbour was traveling south in a gold Ford
Ranger with a trailer and boat in tow. Glen Edwards of Tarpum Bay, along with a
front seat passenger, Kenrick Cartwright, also of Tarpum Bay, were traveling in
the opposite direction in a grey Dodge Durango, when according to witnesses, the
trailer broke off the Ranger and slammed into the front passenger cabin of the
Durango, shattering the front windshield and tearing back a portion of the roof.
Close-up of damaged vehicle
Cartwright who was seated exactly where a chunk of the trailer got lodged,
reportedly received injuries to his head and arm and was taken immediately to
the Levy Clinic before being taken by medevac to the Capital, Nassau, for
At press time, the exact nature of his condition was not known.
Trailer, boat and damaged vehicle along the harbour.
Mr. Gierzewski (left) inspects the detached trailer.
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