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Bus driver in Clarendon crash involving Garvey students named

Published:Saturday | September 10, 2016 | 9:21 PM

 Shanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon Police have released the name of the man they believe was driving the minibus that was involved in a collision in the parish yesterday leaving 23 students injured.

They are appealing to him to turn himself in.

Head of the Clarendon Police, Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey says investigators want to interview Clovis Duncan, of Muirhead district, in Denbigh, Clarendon, about the crash.

The Transport Authority has revealed that the 15-seater Toyota Hiace minibus was overloaded and was being operated illegally at the time of the crash.

According to police report, the minibus collided with another vehicle near Garvey Maceo High School in Vernamfield, Clarendon.

The driver reportedly fled the scene.

Speaking to The Gleaner/Power106 News Centre today, Bailey noted that Duncan has a legal responsibility to report the accident.