Jamaica News [ Mckoy’s News] Man Tore in Half – The body of a man was torn in half following his involvement in a motor vehicle accident that occurred along a section of the Barnett Street main road, in Montego Bay, St James on Saturday morning, January 25.
The deceased has been identified as 27-year-old Jovian Peterkin, of McCatty Street, Montego Bay, while four other persons including a female received serious injuries and were rushed to hospital in serious condition.
Reports by the police are that about 3:00 a.m., Peterkin and four other persons were travelling down Barnett Street in a Toyota Mark X motor car, being driven by 27-year-old Jamoy Brown, an auto supply dealer of McCarty Street.
On reaching the vicinity of Salvation Army building along Barnett Street, Brown lost control of the vehicle which crashed into the side of the Ringo Haberdashery building.
The vehicle then sprung, and skidded across the road and again crashed into a large JPS utility pole, resulting in Peterkin being cut in half and he died on the spot.
The other occupants of the vehicle except for the driver sustained injuries and were rushed to the hospital in serious condition. The driver of the vehicle left the scene and is presently being sought by the police.
Antonio Mckoy – News Reporter