Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Schoolboy who was run over by JUTC bus now identified

The boy who died in a road accident involving a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus on Friday morning has been identified.

He is 10-year-old Jevon Elliot Owen of Gregory Park, Portmore, St Catherine, who attended Rousseau Primary School in St Andrew.

 Reports are that sometime after 7:00 a.m., the child was on the bus in Gregory Park when it is alleged that he fell from the rear door of the vehicle and was run over by the rear wheels of the heavy-duty unit.

He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

In a statement, the police said the driver of the bus has been warned for prosecution.

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