Jamaica News, Westmoreland: Westmoreland Mini-Bus Accident – Fourteen passengers and a minibus driver, eight of whom are considered to be critical, are presently at hospital following their involvements in a minibus accident which occurred along a section of the Macfield main road, in Westmoreland, on Sunday, May 12.
The Westmoreland police reported that shortly after 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, David Harris bus operator of a Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland, was transporting passengers from Savanna-la-mar to Montego Bay, in a white Toyota Hiace minibus.
On reaching a section of the Macfield main road, Harris reportedly lost control of the vehicle which ran off the road, fell into a ditch, and over turned.
Fourteen passengers which include eight female and six males sustained injuries.
Four of the wounded male passengers and four female were considered to be extremely serious, and had to be rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where they were admitted in critical conditions.
The driver of the vehicle, and six other passengers who also received injuries, were rushed to the Savanna-la-mar hospital, where they too were treated and admitted in stable condition.