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20-y-o killed in crash on Sir Florizel Glasspole Highway

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Twenty-year-old Shem Cole of a Kingston 5 address died yesterday afternoon as a result of injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle crash along the Sir Florizel Glasspole Highway in Kingston.

Reports from the Harbour View police are that about 2:25 pm, Cole was a passenger in a Toyota Corolla motor vehicle, which was travelling westerly, when the driver allegedly lost control of the car.

According to the police, the motor vehicle hit a median and flipped over to the other side of the roadway, where it was hit by a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus.

The occupants of the motor vehicle were taken to hospital where Cole was pronounced dead. Three others individuals were admitted. The driver of the JUTC bus escaped serious injury.

Investigations continue.