Friday 6 December, 2019

UPDATE: Boy was run over by JUTC bus

The Caymanas police in St Catherine are intensifying their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a male child on the Gregory Park main road in the Portmore area of the parish on Friday.

Reports from the police are that about 7:50 a.m., the child was on a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus when it is alleged that he fell from the rear door of the vehicle and was run over by the rear wheels of the bus.

The police were summoned and he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The child, who is believed to be about 10 years’ old, is yet to be identified.

The driver of the bus has been warned for prosecution.

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