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Cop killed in Bustamante Highway accident

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 9:28 AM

A fatal accident along the Bustamante Highway in Clarendon has claimed the life of a policeman attached to the Spanish Town police division.

The accident happened sometime after 6 o'clock yesterday evening.

It is reported that the cop, who was driving a black infinity motor car, allegedly overtook a line of traffic and failed to keep left.

He then collided into a truck, then lost control of the vehicle and slammed into the back of a truck which was parked along the road.

A team from the Clarendon fire department had to be called in to cut him from the car.

He was then rushed to the May Pen hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Up to late last night his identity was being withheld.