Saturday 22 September, 2018

Student dies in JUTC bus mishap

A male student has died following an incident involving a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus on Friday, Loop News can confirm.

The incident reportedly happened sometime after 7:00 Friday morning. It involved a number 3A bus that plies the Christian Gardens, Portmore to Half-Way Tree route.

The mishap that led to the boy’s death reportedly took place in the vicinity of the Caymanas Gardens Police Station. Neither his age nor the school he attended has been ascertained.

Director of Communications at the JUTC, Cecil Thoms confirmed the incident with Loop News but said the details are not yet available as the investigator has not yet returned to the office.

Loop News understands that the Caymanas Gardens police are investigating the incident.