Latest Jamaica News, Clarendon (McKoy’s News): Elderly Woman Dies in Motor Vehicle Accident – 77-year-old Ophneth Ritchie, a retiree of Ontario, Canada and Knockpatrick in Manchester, died after sustaining injuries in a motor Vehicle Accident which occurred along the Swansea main road in Clarendon, on October 14.
Reports from the police are that about 10.20 a.m. on Monday, Ritchie was among three persons travelling in a Toyota Rav 4 car, when on reaching a section of the roadway, the driver allegedly overtook a line of traffic, and ended up colliding with a Toyota Crown motorcar travelling in the opposite direction.
The elderly woman along with another passenger sustained injuries and were transported to hospital, where she died while being treated. The other injured victim was treated and released.
The Four Paths Police are investigating.