JUTC News Release

Unidentified man succumb to injuries following incident with JUTC chartered bus and International Tractor Head Sunday

Spanish Town, St. Catherine –An unidentified man has succumbed to injuries following an incident involving an International Tractor Head which made contact with a JUTC chartered bus along the Green Acres main road in the vicinity of Meadowrest on Sunday, January 19, 2020.

According to reports around 4:30pm Sunday afternoon, a JUTC chartered bus was travelling along Green Acres main road heading in the direction of Spanish Town. On reaching a section along the roadway an International Tractor Trailer Head registered CF7185 was travelling in the opposite direction. The JUTC driver reported that when he observed the International Tractor Trailer Head approaching the bus, he veered further left, mounted the embankment and stopped. He said the Tractor Trailer made contact with the bus while passing and upon examination of the damage to the bus he saw a man lying on the roadway suffering from injuries. The driver reported that he called the police for assistance and the injured man was taken to the Spanish Town Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The matter is being investigated by the Spanish Town Police.