Two dead following Mandela Highway crash

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica - Investigators assigned to the St Catherine South Police Division are probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that claimed the lives of two men on the Mandela Highway on Wednesday, July 27.

Dead are 37-year-old Kevin Muir, a taxi operator of Airy Castle Road, Stony Hill in St Andrew, and Mark Whitter.

Reports from the Central Village Police are that about 4:10 pm, Muir was driving a Nissan AD Wagon motor car towards Kingston with three men aboard.

On reaching a section of the roadway, he allegedly lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the rear of a Mazda Premacy motor car that was travelling towards Spanish Town, St Catherine.

The Police were alerted and Muir, Whitter and the two other men were taken to the hospital. Muir and Whitter died while being treated.

The other two men were admitted for treatment.

The driver of the Mazda Premacy escaped unhurt.

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