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Driver involved in fatal accident charged

The driver of the minibus involved in yesterday’s fatal accident will appear in the District A Magistrate Court today to answer four charges.

Kelvin Hall, 37, of Airley Tenantry Road, Hinds Hill, St. Michael, has been charged with dangerous driving; driving without due care and attention; driving without reasonable consideration and failing to comply with traffic lights.

George Anthony Blackman, 62, of 7th Avenue, Harts Gap, Christ Church, who was a passenger on the minibus was killed when the vehicle collided with a Transport Board omnibus at the junction of Eagle Hall, St. Michael. Some 32 others were injured.

6 Responses to Driver involved in fatal accident charged

  1. Wayne T Griffith
    Wayne T Griffith January 10, 2014 at 8:42 am

    I hope this is a wake up call for ALL drivers who drive without due care and attention. Stop running traffic lights and refrain from texting and lengthy conversation on your cell.

  2. Sa Brina
    Sa Brina January 10, 2014 at 8:55 am

    This should not only happen when people lose their lives…but it’s a start.

  3. Kim Austin
    Kim Austin January 10, 2014 at 9:27 am

    Villy Scant- I was thinking the same thing – vehicular manslaughter.

  4. Bentley Williams
    Bentley Williams January 10, 2014 at 9:34 am

    The manslaughter charge can’t come until after the autopsy.

  5. Rawle Spooner
    Rawle Spooner January 10, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Why am I not surprise,this has been going for yrs an all we hear is stupid talk while people continued to be kill.

  6. Sanderson Rowe January 11, 2014 at 7:21 pm

    The cradle of indiscipline which is now very prevalent on our highways,starts with the bicyclists,who shows no regards for the highway regulations and other road users in general. Pretty soon that bicyclist advances to a motor cycle and continues his indiscipline at a higher speed. Next he becomes a PSV driver, and all of a sudden we want to crucify him for what he has been doing from a child , with impunity. The authorities must share some of the blame for sitting back and doing absolutely nothing, or very little to offending push bike and motor cycle riders.
    There is an old saying about bending the tree whilst it is yet young.


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