Jamaica Crime News, St James: Police Launch Hunt – The St James Traffic police say they are now asking members of the public for their assistance, to locate a motorist who was involved in a motor vehicle accident, which resulted in the death of an elderly female in Dumfries community on Saturday morning, March 9.
The deceased has been identified as 59-year-old Joyce Dobson, of Pengate in Dumfries.
Reports by the police are that about 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dobson was walking along the roadway when the motorist drove down.
On reaching a section of the road he lost control of the motor car, which climbed an embankment and mowed down the elderly woman. The driver then reportedly jumped from the vehicle and fled the scene.
Dobson who sustained major injuries was rushed to the Falmouth Hospital where she was pronounced dead.