Friday 24 January, 2020

Woman in fatal Trelawny crash identified

Deandra Bravo of Marine Circle, Bogue, St James.

Deandra Bravo of Marine Circle, Bogue, St James.

The police have released the identity of the woman who died after the sports utility vehicle collided with a Knutsford Express bus along the roadway in Trelawny Thursday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as 27-year-old Deandra Bravo of a Marine Circle, Bogue, St James address.

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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