A JLP supporter lost a portion of her left leg in motor vehicle crash in the vicinity of Yallahs Primary School in St. Thomas on Nomination Day.

The woman, Ann-Marie Bruce, was travelling in a motorcade when the incident happened. Her leg was severed at the knee.

The Member of Parliament for West St. Thomas, James Robertson says Ms Bruce is out of surgery and in good spirits.

In a video circulating on social media, people can be seen using a piece of cloth as a tourniquet, to help stop the bleeding. Mr. Robertson is commending those who assisted Ms Bruce.

James Robertson, MP for St. Thomas Western, speaking with Nationwide News.

Meanwhile, the PNP is expressing profound sorrow about the incident which led to the female JLP supporter losing the lower part of her left leg.

PNP candidate for the Cedar Valley Division, in Western St. Thomas, Sandra Anderson, extended heartfelt sympathies to the woman.

In a statement on Friday, Ms Anderson took the opportunity to also call for unity and compassion. She says despite political differences, PNP supporters should join hands and rally behind the injured JLP supporter.

Ms. Anderson says humanity should always prevail over partisan lines.

In the meantime, she says this unfortunate incident serves as a stark reminder of the uncertainties and unexpected challenges inherent in election campaigns.

Ms. Anderson says the incident underscores the crucial need for heightened safety precautions to ensure the well-being and security of all participants in the political process.