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Policeman escapes major injuries after motorcycle collides with taxi

Published:Sunday | October 18, 2015 | 10:33 PMRuddy Mathison
Passers-by assist the policeman who was thrown from his motorcycle after colliding with a Toyota motor car at the four-way intersection at St Johns Road in St Catherine this afternoon.

A policeman attached to the Catherine North division escaped serious injuries when his motorcycle and a route taxi collided at the four-way intersection at St Johns Road, St Catherine this afternoon.

The policeman was rushed to hospital a short while ago as a result of the injuries, which are not considered life-threatening, he sustained in the accident.

The driver of the Toyota motor car that was operating as a route taxi, Solomon Smith, claimed that the unidentified policeman loss control of his motorcycle and hit the rear end of his car.

Smith as well as other eyewitnesses told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that the policeman was thrown from the motor cycle as a result.