Man dies after being hit by motor truck on Washington Boulevard

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A man was killed on Sunday morning when he was reportedly hit by a motor truck on Washington Boulevard in St Andrew.

He has been identified as Trevor White.

According to the police, the driver of a Ford motor truck was travelling westerly along the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Molynes Road about 5:45 am when he felt an impact to his vehicle. The driver subsequently pulled off the roadway and realised that he had hit an individual.

The Duhaney Park Police were called and the injured man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver was subsequently breathalyzed and the motor vehicle seized. He was also warned for prosecution.

Investigation into the matter continues.

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