Victims of fiery four-vehicle crash in St Ann identified
ST ANN, Jamaica – The two men who died in a multi-vehicle crash in Discovery Bay, St Ann on Friday have been identified.
Dead are 23 year old Jahmar Perdue of Barrett Town, Little River in St James and 27-year-old plumber, Jamie Anthony Johnson of Daniel Town, Trelawny.
According to the police, around 3:35 pm a Higer motor truck was travelling westerly towards Discovery Bay when it is alleged that a BMW motorcar which was travelling easterly towards Runaway Bay attempted to overtake a Toyota Mark X and collided with the Higer motor truck.
The Higer motor truck then veered off the road and became lodged in mangroves.
It’s reported that the Toyota Mark X motorcar then collided with the rear of a Toyota Tundra motor truck which was also travelling easterly.
Lawmen say the Toyota Tundra, the Toyota Mark X and the BMW motor car all veered off the road and were lodged together and then caught fire.
Perdue and Johnson were burnt to death, while several other people who were injured were taken to hospital for treatment.