Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Cops in search of driver involved in fatal crash in the heart of MoBay

The Barnett Street police in Montego Bay, St James are appealing to the driver of a Toyota Mark X motorcar that was involved in a fatal crash on Barnett Street in  the heart of Montego Bay on Saturday, January 25, to turn himself in immediately.

Reports are that about 3am, the man was driving northerly along the roadway when he reportedly lost control of the motor vehicle, which crashed into a building.

One of the four occupants of the vehicle, 27-year-old Javion Peterkin of McCatty Street in the parish, died on the spot as a result of the impact of the crash, while the others were transported to hospital. Two of them are said to be in serious condition.

The driver has since reportedly gone missing.

While investigators continue to follow leads in their search for the man, they are appealing to him to do the right thing and turn himself in to the police.

The police are also asking persons who may have information that can assist them to contact 876-952-2333, the police 119 emergency number, or the nearest police station.

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