Jamaica Crime News, Clarendon: The Clarendon police say they are now carrying out investigations to determine if criminal charges should be brought against the driver of the taxi motor car, which crashed into the Rio Minho river in Frankfield, Clarendon, on Wednesday afternoon May 8, resulting in eleven student receiving serious injuries.
One police source stated that the vehicle was transporting way too many passengers and therefore posed a threat, not only to the driver but also to the eleven Edwin Allen students who were on board.
Reports are that the students who attend the Edwin Allen High school were returning home from school via a taxi.
On reaching a section of the Frankfield main road the driver came to a stop and the vehicle which was traveling close behind slammed into the rear, pushing the car over the bridge and into the Rio Minho river. collided into another vehicle which was traveling in the opposite directions.
Eleven students who attend the Edwin Allen High school received serious injuries and had to be rescued by residents.
They were then transported to hospital for treatment, two of the students who were seriously injured, had to be transferred to the Kingston Public Hospital, where they were admitted in serious condition.