Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Holmwood crash bus was speeding, overloadedJamaica Observer
THE Road Safety Unit (RSU) is reporting that the driver in this morning's bus tragedy in Christiana, Manchester was speeding and that the vehicle was overloaded.
The owner/conductor and three female students of Holmwood Technical High School were killed when the vehicle failed to properly negotiate a corner and slammed into a wall about 8:30 am. Several other passengers have been taken to hospital.
The RSU implored drivers to take greater caution when negotiating the island's roads.
"The RSU again implores all motorists to exercise extreme caution on the roads by complying with the posted speed limits as well as driving in accordance with the road and weather conditions," said the unit in a statement this morning.
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