Friday 10 July, 2020

Two men perish in St Mary crash

The St Mary police are probing a two-vehicle crash which claimed the lives of two men in Boscobel on Monday afternoon. 

The deceased men have been identified as Tyrone Thompson, of Oxford district, and 42-year-old Marlon Roberts, both from St Mary. 

Thompson was a passenger in an AD Wagon motorcar, which collided with a truck. Up to publication time, it was not clear which of the vehicles Roberts was said to be in.

Initial reports are that about 5 pm, the vehicles were being driven in opposite directions when the driver of the car lost control of the vehicle and collided into the truck. 

Eight people, including a baby, was injured; four in each vehicle. 

The injured persons were assisted to the hospital, where Thompson died.

Roberts died hours later while undergoing treatment. 

Three persons remain hospitalised, while the others have been treated and released.

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