St Thomas: Two Persons Dead in Morant Bay Accident

St Thomas, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Morant Bay Accident: The town of Morant Bay was thrown into mourning,  following an incident which took place early this morning,  around 6 am when two persons were killed as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

The two who have died, have been identified as 53-year-old Marlene Delport, who is a resident in the Friendship Pen community,  and 67-year-old Calvin Mowatt,  of a Springfield address in the parish of St.  Thomas.

Police reports indicate that sometime around  6 am, a  woman was driving a grey Nissan Tiida when she lost control of the vehicle.  Her vehicle reportedly hit a tree,  and then a shed, after which it hit two persons off a sidewalk.  These two persons were Delport and Mowatt.

Both the injured pedestrians,  as well as the female driver and her two passengers were transported to the Princess Margaret Hospital,  where Delport and Mowatt were pronounced dead, and the female driver has been admitted in order to undergo treatment.  Both her passengers escaped without injuries.

The Morant Bay police are now carrying out investigations into the incident.


Contributed by Mikayla Simpson

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