77-y-o Jamaican/Canadian retiree dies in Clarendon crash
An elderly woman died as a result of injuries she sustained in a crash along the Swansea main road in Clarendon.
She has been identified as 77-year-old Ophneth Ritchie, a retiree of Ontario, Canada and Knockpatrick in Manchester, Jamaica.
Reports from the Four Paths police are that about 10.20 am on Monday, October 7, Ritchie was among three passengers in a Toyota Rav 4 car that was being driven in an easterly direction.
It is alleged that on reaching a section of the roadway, the driver overtook a line of traffic and ended up colliding with a Toyota Crown motorcar travelling in the opposite direction.
Ritchie and another passenger in the Rav 4 sustained injuries and were taken to a hospital, where Ritchie died while undergoing treatment.
The other injured passenger was treated and released.
Police investigations continue into the fatal collision.