Police say speed, alcohol might have contributed to Germaine Mason bike crash
Syranno Baines, Gleaner Writer
The Harbour View Police have said speeding and alcohol might have contributed to the early morning motorcycle crash along the Palisadoes main road in which Jamaica-born high jumper, Germaine Mason was killed.
Mason, 34, clad in a black T-shirt and blue jeans pants, had just left the 'I Love Soca' party on the Kingston waterfront.
Head of the Police Traffic Department Senior Superintendent Calvin Allen, said Mason was not wearing a protective helmet.
He reportedly lost control of the Honda sport bike he was riding and crashed about 100 metres south of the Harbour View roundabout.
The police say Mason’s injuries were primarily to the head.
One of the red sports shoes he was wearing was found about 60 metres from his body.