Tuesday 2 June, 2020

PHOTOS: Mad rush home to beat Easter curfew

The scene at Mary Brown's Corner in St Andrew as motorists rush home to beat the 3pm curfew on Saturday. (Photos: Marlon Reid)

The scene at Mary Brown's Corner in St Andrew as motorists rush home to beat the 3pm curfew on Saturday. (Photos: Marlon Reid)

There was gridlock across sections of the Corporate Area on Saturday afternoon as motorists rushed home to comply with the Easter holiday curfew, effective daily from 3pm to 7am until Easter Monday as part of the government's efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Jamaica.

The traffic pile-up meant that many people didn't get home until after the 3pm cut-off.

One motorist told Loop News that he hasn't seen that level of traffic on a Saturday "in a very long time".

Among the areas where traffic was slowed to a snarl were Constant Spring Road, Trafalgar Road, Shortwood Road and Mannings Hill Road in St Andrew.

Loop News photographer Marlon Reid shares some pics from those areas in the slider below.

Easter Saturday Curfew Traffic

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