Jamaica News, Hanover: A taxi operator is now dead and five others passengers admitted to the Cornwall Regional hospital in serious condition, following their involvements in a motor vehicle accident, which occurred along a section of the Spring Garden main road, in St James on Wednesday night.
The deceased has been identified as, Ricardo Wallace, otherwise called “Links” 38-year-old taxi operator of Lookout district in Hopewell, Hanover.
Reports by the Anchovy police are that about 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Wallace was transporting passengers from Hopewell to Montego Bay in his Toyota Ipsum, Seven seater motor car.
On reaching a section of the Spring Garden main road, in the vicinity of Ramson compound, Wallace collided head-on with a Toyota Hiace tour bus which was travelling in the opposite direction.
Wallace and five passengers sustained head and body injuries. The passengers which include two female and three male along with two occupants of the bus were rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where Wallace was pronounced dead and the other victims admitted in serious condition.