Thursday 19 September, 2019

One dead from five-vehicle crash in St James

The Barrett Town police are investigating the circumstances that led to a five-vehicle collision on the Rose Hall main road in St James on Friday, November 30, which claimed the life of a man and resulted in several other persons being injured.

Dead is 31-year-old Ricardo Bowen of Barrett Hall in the parish.

Reports are that about 10:25 p.m., the driver of a white Toyota Premio motorcar with one passenger aboard was travelling in a westerly direction when the vehicle crashed into the rear of a Honda CRV motorcar.

The driver of the Honda CRV lost control of the vehicle, which then collided with three vehicles that were on the opposite side of the road – A Toyota Voxy, a Toyota Caldina and a Toyota Camry.

Nine persons received injuries from the bang-up and were taken to hospital, where Bowen, who was a passenger in the Toyota Caldina motorcar, died while undergoing treatment. 

Two females were seriously injured in the crash, and are admitted in hospital, while the others received minor injuries and were treated and released.

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