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A lot more than 100 men and women have been killed in motor vehicle crashes considering the fact that the get started of the yr

Sunday, March 20, 2022

When figures produced by the Street Protection Unit [RSU] previously on Friday confirmed that there had been 97 fatalities in 77 days this calendar year, a deadly crash on the North Coastline Freeway in Trelawny Friday evening claimed three life.&#13

All those killed are 25-year-aged Kemar Smith, of Hyde in Clarks Town, Trelawny, 21-year-previous Lexian Williams of Chalky Hill, St Ann and 31-year-old Chris Codner of Exchange, St Ann.

Stories from the Duncans law enforcement are that about 6:40 pm Smith was driving a Toyota Mark X motor automobile from Falmouth in direction of St Ann with Williams as a passenger.

Upon reaching the vicinity of Spring Hill, Smith reportedly missing control of the auto which then crashed into a Toyota Voxy minivan becoming pushed by Codner and which was heading in the opposite route. Smith, Williams and Codner were being taken to the clinic the place they ended up pronounced lifeless. Five other persons, including 4 who have been travelling in the Toyota Voxy and 1 who was travelling in the Toyota Mark X obtained injuries and ended up admitted to medical center.

And the police have identified the gentleman who died from accidents he sustained in a motor car or truck collision on the Spherical Hill primary road in Hanover on Friday.

He is 44-yr-previous James Martinez, a citizen of the United States who resided in Marietta, Georgia.

Martinez was driving a Toyota Crown motor car or truck from Montego Bay, St James, when on reaching a portion of the roadway he reportedly misplaced handle of the car or truck and collided into an Isuzu motor truck that was travelling in the opposite path.

The incident transpired about 6:00 pm.

Two women had been hospitalised subsequent the collision.

In the meantime, the RSU explained that fatal crashes and fatalities have improved by 5 for each cent and 10 for every cent respectively when in comparison with the related period of time in 2021. It explained fatalities for 2022 are projected to lessen by eight per cent.

The RSU also mentioned that pedestrians account for 26 for every cent of the highway buyers killed as at March 18.

Motorcyclists account for 27 for every cent of all those killed for the duration of the period of time though drivers of personal motor automobiles account for 22 for each cent of individuals who have perished on the nation’s roads this 12 months. Passengers of personal motor cars account for 10 for every cent of the road buyers killed as at March 18.

The classification explained as “vulnerable street users” and which is designed up of pedestrians, pedal cyclists, motorcyclists and pillion riders account for 60 for each cent of the highway customers killed due to the fact January 1.


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