Seven from Clarendon crash remain in hospital, one transferred to UHWI
Shanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer
Seven people, all believed to be related, remain in hospital in serious condition this evening, following a major crash in Swansea, Clarendon this morning.
The crash claimed the life of a teacher of the Garvey Maceo High School in the parish. Thirty-year-old Anika Smith of Havana Heights, who had to be cut from the wreckage, was killed on the spot.
The Gleaner-Power 106 News understands that one victim has been transferred to the The University Hospital of the West Indies for further treatment.
The crash occurred minutes to 5 o'clock this morning as the driver of a minibus in which they were travelling lost control of the vehicle and veered off the road into a ditch.
An eyewitness said the driver appeared to have lost control of the bus some 90 metres before it ended up in the ditch.
The victims were said to be travelling from a dance in Manchester.
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