Driver survives after lorry plunges 40 feet

A truck driver had a miraculous escape just after noon today after the lorry he was driving went over a 40 foot precipice in Durants Village, St James.

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Police say 50-year-old Trevor Burke was delivering a consignment of building material to a residence in the area when he apparently lost control.

Burke, who is from Ellerton in St George, received a wound to the back of his head and complained of pains to his back and legs.

He was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance.

11 Responses to Driver survives after lorry plunges 40 feet

  1. Deidre Speed-Queen Mayers
    Deidre Speed-Queen Mayers November 25, 2014 at 5:13 pm

    Wow! Thank God for small mercies!

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  2. Sharon Woolley
    Sharon Woolley November 25, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    1 very lucky guy

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  3. Ingrid Kinch
    Ingrid Kinch November 25, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    Thank God his life was spared. A new truck can be bought again.

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  4. Sonia Romain
    Sonia Romain November 25, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    God is good. All the time. Thank u God

    Reply
  5. Princess Tiny Neferua
    Princess Tiny Neferua November 25, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    Giving thanks that;s he’s alive and ok…….hope he see this as a wake up call…

    Reply
  6. Bernard Walker
    Bernard Walker November 25, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    soft landing

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  7. Tanya Layne
    Tanya Layne November 25, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    Praise the Lord!

    Reply
  8. Carolyn Robertson
    Carolyn Robertson November 25, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    To God be the glory

    Reply
  9. Isha John-Holder
    Isha John-Holder November 25, 2014 at 7:39 pm

    Thank God that he survive. He got alot to thank God for!!!

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  10. Epaphras D. Williams
    Epaphras D. Williams November 25, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    miracle

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  11. Rohan Burnett November 27, 2014 at 4:24 am

    Was Not His Time.Praise God And Be Thankful

    Reply

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