30 Injured in Montpellier Crash

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Almost 30 people have been confirmed injured following a three vehicle collision on the Montpellier Main Road in St. James this morning.

Chief Medical Officer at the Cornwall Regional Hospital, Dr. Delroy Fray says one adult is in critical condition. Two children and four adults are in serious but stable condition.

He says the other 22 are being treated for minor injuries.

Director of the Road Safety Unit in the Transport Ministry, Kenute Hare, says reckless overtaking by a mini-bus driver is behind the crash.

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Mr. Hare says so far this year 53 people have died on the nation’s streets as a result of road crashes. He’s appealing to users of the roads to exercise more caution in choosing their method of public transportation.

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William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.


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