Police Briefs: Traffic Accident on Pond Road Investigated

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Police are investigating a traffic accident on Pond Road in which a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle close to 8 p.m. Friday, March 20.

The accident involved pedestrian Margaret Cannings, of Ponds Extension, and motorcar PA 7981, owned by Esmond Andrews of Old Road and driven by Jean Garibaldi Gilles of Wade Garden.

PA 7981 was traveling West to East along Pond Road and collided with Cannings, who was crossing the road in the vicinity of the Police Training School.

Cannings sustained a broken right leg and other injuries and was transported via ambulance to the JNF General Hospital, where she is currently warded.

Police Investigate Traffic Accident in St. Paul’s

Police are investigating a traffic accident that occurred in St. Paul’s sometime before 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 21 in which the driver had to be hospitalised.

The accident involved motor truck PB 3327, which is owned by The Cable, but driven by Kenrick Mills of Saddlers, and omnibus bus T 1951, which is owned by Calvin Leader.

The driver of PB 3327 was driving south along James Street, St. Paul’s, when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with the wall on Leader’s premises and his bus. He also collided with the northern side of Leader’s house, causing an opening in the wall of the downstairs.

Mills sustained several injuries and is currently warded at the JNF General Hospital.

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