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Policewoman who owns bus in deadly St Ann crash to be charged

Published:Monday | May 30, 2016 | 5:29 PM
Five people including a basic school principal were killed when the welded driving shaft of the bus gave way sending it out-of-control and into a Toyota Rav4 before it overturned.

Multiple charges are now pending against the policewoman who owns the mini bus involved in the deadly crash along the Laughlands main road in St Ann on Friday.

Five people including a basic school principal were killed when the welded driving shaft of the vehicle gave way sending the bus out-of-control and into a Toyota Rav4 before it overturned.

READ: Deadly St Ann bus crash

Head of the Highway and Traffic Division, Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen, says the policewoman will be charged soon with aiding and abetting no road licence and no insurance coverage.

 

Head of the Highway and Traffic Division, Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen,

Earlier today, head of the St Ann Police, Superintendent Wayne Cameron said someone has come forward claiming to be the owner of the vehicle but did not present any documentation.

READ: Driver in St Ann bus crash facing manslaughter charges

He also said the St Ann police are awaiting the proof of ownership before confirming the person's identity. 

Forty-three-year-old school principal Kareen Johnson, security officer Odain Latty, Kevin Minto and the designated driver Charles Anthony Jones, died in the crash.

The police say they have still not identified the fifth victim.

Meanwhile, a 12-year-old girl who was injured in the crash remains hospitalised in critical condition.