Trelawny, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) — Two Canadians killed in the fatal two-car crash along the Trelawny segment of the northern coastal highway yesterday, Friday, February 4, 2017.
Trelawny police say speeding is the main factor in both Monday’s and Friday’s fatal collisions.
Police reports are that about 10:15 am, four (4) Canadians were travelling in a Toyota Corolla Axio motor car on the northern coastal highway – in the direction towards Kingston, when their car crashed with an oncoming Toyota Hiace minibus near Greenside, in the vicinity of the Salt Marsh main road.
Two Canadians killed: The police have identified the Canadian deceased as Devon Foxx, 35, and 52-year-old Alice Damasio.
Canadian Devon Foxx, who was driving the Toyota Corolla Axio motor car, died on impact, while the three passengers were rushed to hospital in serious condition.
Canadian Alice Damasio later died at the hospital.
The Toyota Hiace minibus driver and his passenger were also taken to hospital.
Salt Marsh Monday Crash
The Salt Marsh main road was home to a three-vehicle crash just this past Monday, which left two persons dead.
25-year-old Christopher Cooper of Greater Portmore, St Catherine on Monday was killed on impact in the Monday accident.
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 30 visitors from abroad and travelling in the opposite directions.
Cooper died on the spot.
No one on the tour bus was injured.
His female passenger is reported to have succumbed to her injuries later.
(Photo Credit Garfield Robinson)