POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING AND CRASH ALONG TOLL ROAD

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The Portmore Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a vehicular collision and shooting on the North-South Highway, which has left one man dead and four hospitalized on Sunday. 

Reports are that about 5:40 p.m., five persons were travelling in a Nissan Sylphy motor car from an event in St. Ann, when on reaching a section of Ocho Rios, they were intercepted by three vehicles whose occupants opened gunfire on them before escaping in the area. 

The driver, who sustained injuries, drove off in search of medical attention and lost control of the vehicle, in the vicinity of Caymanas Gardens in St. Catherine, which crashed into a ravine. 

The police were contacted and the occupants of the car were assisted to the hospital where they were admitted. A man known only as ‘Dada’ of a Kingston address succumbed to his injuries