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At least seven killed in weekend crashes
2013-08-26 13:33:32 | (0 Comments)
At least were seven people were killed over the weekend as a result of motor vehicle crashes.
In the latest incident, two men were hit off a bike in Sheffield Westmoreland shortly before two this morning.
More than a hour before that a pedestrian was hit while crossing a section of the Howard Cooke Boulevard in St James.
The police are now searching for the drivers responsible for those deaths.
On Saturday three people died in a four-vehicle collision along the Wilderness Main Road in St Mary.
The police have identified the woman who was killed in a crash along the Queen’s Highway in St Ann yesterday.
She is 43-year-old Karen James, a tour guide of Content Gardens, Ocho Rios.
Seven people including three British visitors were also injured in that crash.
According to the Road Safety Unit approximately 190 persons have died in road related incidents since the start of the year.
The unit has been working to keep road fatalities below 240 for 2013.
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Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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