Port Royal, St. Catherine (Mckoy’s News) – Port Royal is in shock after receiving the grieving news that popular operator of the iconic Port Royal seafood restaurant Gloria’s, is now dead, following a motor vehicle accident on Easter Monday.
The Port Royal Police report that Cecil Prawl, 49, was driving a black Lexus SUV along a section the Port Royal Main Road towards Port Royal when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed it.
Prawn was rushed by ambulance for treatment at a nearby medical facility but was pronounced dead after he arrived.
Other reports say that Prawl allegedly was thrown from the vehicle at the impact onto the roadway causing major injuries to his head.
His death has brought the death toll by road accidents to 100.
Police suspect that speeding contributed to the crash.
Vice Chairman of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC), Dr Lucien Jones is urging motorist to slow down and abide by the traffic laws.
Gloria’s has been in existence on Port Royal for over 47 years, started by a Christian woman named Gloria and passed on to her children after her sudden death. The seafood restaurant has seen the who’s of who that come from around the world for the Jamaican seaside dining.