Monday 18 March, 2019

UPDATE: Woman killed in Trelawny crash involving Knutsford Express bus

The single fatality from a horror collision between a Knutsford Express bus and an SUV) in Trelawny on Thursday afternoon has so far been identified as a female.

However, no clear information on the woman’s identity has yet been made available.

She is, however, believed to be from Trelawny.

The collision occurred on the Rio Bueno main road.

Reports from the Constabulary Communication Unit (CCU), the police’s information arm, are that the crash took place at about 4:00 p.m., and the sole occupant of the SUV was trapped in the vehicle, which caught fire and was burnt to a shell with the occupant inside.

The highway had to be closed for hours, with traffic being diverted to the old road through the town of Rio Bueno. 

Reports indicate that the bus was traveling towards St Ann and the SUV in the opposite direction, when the collision occurred along the main roadway.

A number of passengers travelling in the bus received multiple injuries, and were rushed to the Falmouth Hospital.

The Falmouth police are investigating the collision.

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