Thursday 4 June, 2020

57-year-old woman mowed down by JUTC bus on Windward Road

The 57-year-old woman was mowed by a JUTC bus.

The 57-year-old woman was mowed by a JUTC bus.

 A 57-year-old woman was crushed to death by a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus on Windward Road, St. Andrew on Monday, July 17.


The woman has been identified as Esther Simpson.


Reports from the Corporate Communication Unit (CCU), the police information arm, are that at about 8:20 p.m., Simpson, whose address was still not known up to press time, was crossing the roadway in the vicinity of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church when she was hit by a bus traveling towards the town centre.


Rollington Town Police are investigating the matter.


Cecil Thoms, communication manager for JUTC told Loop News that the driver of the bus has since been taken off duty pending the investigation.


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