Three perish in road crashes on Saturday

August 04, 2018

The police are reporting three fatal accidents on the nation's roads this Saturday.

One of incident, the Green Island Police in Hanover are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which left one man dead on the Norman Manley Boulevard in the parish.

Dead is Marcus Barnes of a Kingston 11 address.

Reports are that about 4:45 a.m., Barnes was driving a motorcycle along the boulevard when it collided with a BMW motorcar.

The police were summoned and Barnes was taken to hospital where death was confirmed.

Another life was claimed in St Mary following a motor vehicle accident in Golden Grove district.

The deceased has been identified as 47-year-old Colene Carter of Golden Grove district in the parish. Her three-year-old granddaughter has been hospitalized.

The third accident took place along the Bustamante Highway in Clarendon.

Reports are that about 3:30 p.m., Bailey was a passenger in a Toyota Hiace motor truck when the driver lost control of the vehicle and collided into a tree.

The police were summoned and on their arrival both men were taken to hospital where Bailey was pronounced dead and the other man admitted.