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Driver of ZR125 charged

The driver of ZR125 which was involved in Tuesday’s accident at Nursery Drive Bus Terminal has been charged.

Matthew Ricardo Daniel, 40, of Licorish Village, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael, will appear in court today to answer several charges.

They include: – an offense of furious driving, dangerous driving, driving without due care and attention and driving without reasonable consideration for other people using the road.

The accident resulted in several students being injured including  Zakiyah Defreitas, 14, who is now warded at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in serious condition.

9 Responses to Driver of ZR125 charged

  1. jrsmith June 11, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Well ,well, at last, now lets hope we come to the crossroads, seeing what side ,certain people is on, who is who , not the them and us we are accustom to in bimshire
    This feels like a new day..

  2. Patrick Blackman June 11, 2015 at 3:45 pm

    Unfortunately for this guy (not saying he is blameless) he will pay the price (court of public opinion) for all that went before him (poster child for the stupidity of the industry).

  3. Sharon King June 11, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Yesterday morning On my way to work standing at the bus stop to town opposite the gas station in black rock three students from a school in black rock who cannot be no more than 14 if that old stood there as the empty and the partial full TB buses and a few mini bus not the basement ones past by and 30 mins later the basement van they were apparently waiting on burst the corner and as the were scrambling to get on the van was still in motion so they were running and hopping as the van was rolling now if one of them had slip and fallen who would be to blame

    • allison archer June 11, 2015 at 7:45 pm

      that’s what I am saying Sharon King parents know what this culture gives, it is no secret, if there are multiple transport board buses on a school route why allowed your child/ ward to catch these vans?
      we also as parents too are very negligent, we take life for granted and only hearken when disaster comes home to us.
      I am sorry for the young lady and her family, very sorry

  4. Patrick Blackman June 11, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    zoning & school bus system will get this sorted out.

  5. youngster June 12, 2015 at 8:28 am

    I agree the ZR’s drive very bad but you all are saying “why cant they catch the TB busses …….. but here’s a fact many of those TB drivers used to be mini van drivers and in some cases ZR drivers …. and a lot of them drive just as bad and in some cases even worse than the current ZR drivers.

    • allison archer June 12, 2015 at 5:31 pm

      yes the same accident can happen on transport board buses however there is a lot more discipline on public transport even from previous zr drivers now employed at transport board than private


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