Monday 21 October, 2019

19-year-old woman dies in motor vehicle tragedy in Manchester

Nineteen-year-old Junique Chung of Mandeville, Manchester died as a result of injuries she received in a motor vehicle collision on the New Green main road in the parish on Sunday, April 28.

Reports are that about 2:30 a.m., the driver of a Mitsubishi Lancer motorcar travelling towards Mandeville collided with the rear of a Nissan Tiida motorcar that was being driven in the same direction while attempting to overtake the Nissan Tiida motorcar.

As a result of the impact, the driver of the Nissan Tiida reportedly lost control of the motor vehicle, which crashed into a utility pole.

Chung, who was a passenger in the Nissan Tiida motorcar, was thrown from the vehicle.

She sustained several injuries and was taken to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Nissan Tiida and another passenger who was in that vehicle, remain in hospital, while the driver of the Mitsubishi Lancer motorcar was treated and released.

The police have warned him for prosecution.

Investigations continue into the incident.

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