Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Nurse dies from hit-and-run car crash in St Thomas

A nurse died as a result of injuries she sustained in a motor vehicle crash along the Yallahs main road in St Thomas on the weekend.

The deceased has been identified as Leonie Smith-Wilson of Llandewey in the parish.

Reports are that on Sunday at about 7.40 pm, the nurse was among passengers in a white Toyota Probox motorcar which was travelling along the Yallahs main road.

On approaching a section of the roadway, the vehicle was hit by a red Honda motorcar.

Smith-Wilson and two other passengers in the Toyota Probox were taken to a hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries while being treated.

The other injured persons were admitted for treatment.

The police are now searching for the driver of the Honda motorcar, who fled the scene of the crash.

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