Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – 8-year-old Student Dies: The Negril police in Westmoreland say they are still carrying out investigations into the traffic accident which resulted in the death of an 8-yr-old boy in the parish on Friday, September 8, 2017.
The student who was killed on the spot has been identified as Dane Bernard of Nomprel Road also in Negril.
Reports are that about 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Bernard and another boy were coming from school. While walking along a section of the Sheffield main road in Negril, the driver of a Toyota Corolla motor car lost control of his vehicle which skidded to the left and mowed down the student.
He was rushed to the Savanna-la-mar hospital where he was pronounced dead. The police say the driver of the vehicle has since been warned for prosecution.
The police say the driver of the vehicle has since been warned for prosecution.