Driver bailed after fatal crash

Conditions include no alcohol

Patrick Raymond Brooks-Dixon was granted bail after appearing in Summary Court on Tuesday on a charge of causing death by dangerous driving. 

He is accused of driving a Chevrolet Trailblazer on Esterley Tibbetts Highway in the vicinity of Lakeside Villas dangerously as to the manner of driving and thereby causing the death of Richard Douglas Martin. 

The incident occurred around 12.30am on Wednesday, 30 November. 

The Crown did not oppose bail for Brooks-Dixon, 31. Magistrate Nova Hall imposed several conditions. They include a surety in the sum of $10,000; residence at a specified address; curfew from 9pm to 6am; surrender of passport; daily reporting to the police station. The final condition is that the defendant is not to enter a liquor-licensed premises or consume alcohol. 

He was represented attorney Prathna Bodden. The matter was set for mention again on Monday, 9 January. 

Mr. Martin, who was from Pennsylvania in the United States, had been studying medicine at St. Matthew’s University. 

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