Police probing road fatality


Police are currently investigating an accident between a motor car and a wrecker which resulted in the death of one man. According to reports, the accident occurred about 11:00 pm last night at the intersection of Tweedside Road, Government Hill & Welches Road St Michael.

Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector (ag) Rodney Inniss said, “The wrecker truck was travelling due east from Tweedside Road towards Government Hill whilst the motorcar was travelling due north from Nita Barrow roundabout towards Welches road when they became involved in a collision.”

Inniss reported that the front seat passenger of the motorcar died at the scene while the driver of the motorcar had to be transported to the QEH by ambulance after complaining of pain to his feet, chest, head and about his upper body. Meanwhile, the driver of the wrecker truck had no immediate injuries.

Eight personnel from the fire service responded.  The jaws of life were to be used to extricate the body of the deceased. (KB/PR)


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