St. James, Jamaica (McN) – One man was killed and four (4) others injured and admitted to hospital in critical condition following their involvements in a motor vehicle accident along the Salt Marsh main road in St James on Monday afternoon.

The police say they have not yet gotten the full identity of the deceased who was the driver of one of the ill fated vehicle.

Reports are that shortly after 1:30 pm on Monday the Toyota Yaris motor car with five persons on board was travelling from the directions of Montego Bay to Trelawney. On reaching a section of the Salt Marsh main road the driver of the Yaris was in the process of overtaking a line of vehicles when he collided into a Coach Bus which was transporting tourist and travelling in the opposite directions.

The driver of the Yaris motor car and his four passengers sustained head and body injuries and were rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead and the other wounded admitted in critical condition.

McKoy’s News learnt that three of the tourist travelling in the Coach bus sustained minor injuries and were immediately treated.

Henry Buckner – Special Investigator

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