85 years old and killed in a car crash. Ethel Vinola Ebanks become the first road fatality of 20-16.
Around 9 a.m. Thursday (28 January) Mrs. Ebanks lost control of her car on Stake Bay Road in The Brac. She then struck a light pole.
Police tell us she had been driving out of the car park of Kirkconnell Supermarket when the accident happened. No other vehicles were involved.
She was taken to the Faith Hospital on the Sister Island but pronounced dead.
Last year was one of the most dangerous on our roads with 13 people killed in total.