Three dead in St. Thomas Crash


The Yallahs Police have confirmed that three persons have succumbed to injuries they received in a motor vehicle accident on the Albion main road in St. Thomas yesterday.

The deceased have been identified as 41-year-old Morice Hinds, a taxi operator of Oxford Road, Lyssons district, St. Thomas , 61-year-old Errol Taylor, an accountant of Prembroke Hall, Kingston 20 and 29-year-old Tamoy Delisser, a security guard of Heartease district, in St. Thomas.

Reports are that about 6:40 p.m., Hinds was driving a Toyota Probox motorcar towards Yallahs, when upon reaching a section of the roadway; he attempted to overtake a motor vehicle.

He subsequently collided with another Toyota Probox that was on the opposite side of the roadway.

The Police were summoned and upon observation it was revealed that both vehicles failed to adhere to the road closure sign that was erected.

All twelve injured persons to include two children were transported to hospital for treatment where Hinds and Taylor were pronounced dead.

Investigations are ongoing.