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UPDATE: Female pillion crushed by trailer on Hagley Park Road

Published:Friday | August 14, 2015 | 8:40 PM

There are more details this afternoon about how a female pillion on a motorcycle died on Hagley Park Road in St Andrew this morning.

According to head of the Police Traffic Division, Senior Superintendent of Police Calvin Allen the accident occurred about 7.25 when a trailer heading towards Three Miles swerved to avoid fallen branches in the roadway.

SSP Allen says the rider of the motorcycle, which was heading towards Half-Way Tree, stopped the bike to avoid colliding with the trailer.

Allen says on stopping the pillion fell from the bike and was crushed by the trailer.

The trailer did not stop.

The dead woman has been identified as 41-year-old Carol Latchmore of an Ebony Road address in Kingston.