JUTC News Release

Motorcyclist dies in accident

SPANISH TOWN: Corporate Office – A motorcyclist died tragically last night after the bike he was riding veered in the direction of a Jamaica Urban Transit Company bus in Above Rocks, in the vicinity of Parks Road in St. Catherine.

Preliminary reports indicate that at around 9:50pm Sunday, a bus was travelling towards Above Rocks when a motor bike travelling in the opposition direction veered into the path of the bus. It’s reported that the bike rider was being transported to hospital when the vehicle in which he was being carried met in an accident.

Meanwhile, information reaching the JUTC is that members of the community are threatening to damage JUTC’s buses in retaliation over the accident. The management of the bus company is expressing condolences to the family of the deceased. It must be noted however that any threat of violence, confirmed by the police, will result in the bus company pulling its service to the route to protect state property and life.


The matter is being investigated by the Police.