Soldier killed in St Catherine crash, several hospitalised
A member of the Jamaica Defence Force this morning died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash along Old Harbour Road in Spanish Town, St Catherine.
Six other persons who were also injured in the crash remained in hospital.
The crash reportedly happened around 6 o'clock.
It is reported that the soldier was driving a Toyota Corolla motor car from the direction of Spanish Town.
It is further reported that on reaching the vicinity of the community of Willowdene he collided with a taxi that was travelling in the opposite direction.
A total of seven persons from both vehicles were injured.
They were taken to hospital where the soldier succumbed.
The incident is being probed by the St Catherine North Traffic Department.
- Rasbert Turner
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