Jamaica News, February 19, 2018
Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Westmoreland Accident Victim Succumb: A Westmoreland truck driver who was involved in a motor vehicle accident along the Water Works main road in the parish on Thursday afternoon, February 15, succumbed to injuries at the Savanna-la-mar hospital on Saturday afternoon, February 17.
He has been identified as 37-year-old Peter Dawkins of Bluefields District also in Westmoreland.
Reports are that about 3:00 p.m., on Thursday, Dawkins was driving a 1996 Green and White, Isuzu motor truck registered CH 0943, from the directions of Savanna-la-mar towards Ferris Intersection.
On reaching a section of the Water Works main road, he came upon a Red International Eagle motor truck, registered CG 8591 which had developed mechanical problems and was parked along the roadway.
Dawkins was in the process of overtaking the parked truck when he collided with a White 2013 Isuzu motor truck which was travelling in the opposite directions. Both drivers sustained head and body injuries and were rushed to the Savanna-la-mar hospital where they were admitted.
Dawkins succumb to injuries on Saturday.