Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Victims of fiery St Ann crash identified

A screen grab from an amateur video of a fiery  and fatal motor vehicle crash on the Laughlands main road in St Ann on Friday night.

A screen grab from an amateur video of a fiery and fatal motor vehicle crash on the Laughlands main road in St Ann on Friday night.

Police investigators have identified the motorcyclist and his female pillion who perished in a fiery motor vehicle crash along the Laughlands main road in St Ann on Friday night.

The deceased are 31-year-old Ricardo Knight and 37-year-old Tiffany Houslin, both of Discovery Bay, St Ann.

Reports are that sometime after 9:00 p.m., Knight was driving his motorcycle with Houslin as the pillion, when on reaching a section of the roadway, he overtook a motorcar.

He then collided into a Subaru Legacy motorcar.

Both the motorcar and the motorcycle later caught fire.

The police were alerted and on their arrival, Knight and Houslin were seen lying motionless on the roadway. They were subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the driver of the motorcar was assisted to hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries.

The police are continuing their probe into the incident.

 

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