Thursday 6 August, 2020

UPDATE: Woman in deadly Trelawny crash transferred to CRH

The scene of a motor vehicle crash on the Hague main road in Trelawny in which four persons lost their lives on Sunday morning.

The scene of a motor vehicle crash on the Hague main road in Trelawny in which four persons lost their lives on Sunday morning.

A female passenger who was injured in Sunday's deadly motor vehicle accident along the Hague main road has been transferred from the Falmouth Hospital in Trelawny to the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, St James.

The female was among the occupants of the Nissan March motor car that was involved in the horror collision with an Island Route coach along the major Trelawny thoroughfare which left four people dead.

The Trelawny police have positively identified the four persons who died in the accident as brothers, Omar Russell and Omroy Russell; 23-year-old Dayton McLeary and 22-year-old Everton James, all of Portland addresses. They were all passengers of the motor car.

Reports are that about 10am, the four persons now deceased, and the now injured woman, were travelling in the motor car towards Montego Bay when the driver overtook a line of traffic and collided with the coach which was driving in the opposite direction.

The five occupants of the car - who were said to be heading to the Sangster International Airport - and the bus driver sustained injuries. 

The driver of the bus was treated and released while the injured woman was admitted in serious condition.

The Falmouth police are probing the accident.

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