Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Security guard dies from crash in St Ann

A 31-year-old security guard succumbed to injuries he sustained in a crash on Tuesday along the AGR Byfield Highway in St Ann's Bay, St Ann.

The deceased man has been identified as Orando Watkis of Lower Buxton in the parish.

According to reports, Watkis was driving his motor vehicle towards Priory, sometime after 2pm, when he lost control of the vehicle, which drifted into the path of a van travelling in the opposite direction.

Both vehicles then collided.

The police were alerted to the scene and both men were assisted to the hospital, where Watkis died while being treated.

The driver of the van was treated and released with minor injuries.

The police are investigating the incident.

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