Monday 24 September, 2018

Young woman dead from bike crash in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth

File photo

File photo

A woman is dead and a motorcyclist is being treated in hospital for serious injuries after a motor vehicle collision on Coke Drive in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth on Friday night.

The deceased has been identified as Shaneek Fagon, 25, of Santa Cruz.

Reports are that about 9.50 p.m., a motorbike on which the two persons were travelling, collided with a taxi that was being driven in the opposite direction.

Both the bike rider and the woman, who was a pillion on the cycle, were reportedly thrown from the vehicle as a result of the impact of the collision. They received multiple injuries and were taken to hospital, where Fagon died.

The Santa Cruz police are investigating the incident.

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